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  • Serves 4
  • 10 mins prep
  • 10 mins cook

Bean and bacon salad

Bean and Bacon Salad

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Bean and bacon salad

  • 4 bacon rashers, rind removed, chopped
  • 375 g green beans, trimmed, cut in half diagonally
  • 1 large ripe avocado, sliced
  • 80 g baby spinach leaves
  • 1/2 cup toasted walnuts, roughly chopped
  • 1/3 cup vegetable or rice bran oil
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 green onions, finely chopped
  • 3 tsp wholegrain mustard
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 100 g feta, crumbled


Bean and bacon salad

  1. Heat a large frying pan over moderate heat. Add bacon; cook and stir for 4 minutes or until crisp. Drain on paper towels. Transfer to a large bowl.
  2. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan of boiling water cook beans for 3 minutes or until bright-green and tender. Drain; refresh under cold running water.
  3. Add beans, avocado, spinach and walnuts to bacon. Whisk together oil, vinegar, onion, mustard and garlic; add to salad. Toss to combine.
  4. Spoon salad into serving bowls; top with feta. Serve at once.
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