Dandelion Greens and Bacon Salad

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Dandelion Greens and Bacon Salad

Serves 4

Ingredients:

1 bunch of dandelion greens, washed and dried

4 strips of bacon, diced

1/4 cup of chopped red onion

1/4 cup of crumbled blue cheese

2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar

2 tablespoons of extra-virgin olive oil

1 tablespoon of honey

Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

In a skillet, cook the diced bacon over medium-high heat until it is crispy and golden brown.

Remove the bacon from the skillet with a slotted spoon and transfer it to a paper towel-lined plate to drain.

In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the apple cider vinegar, extra-virgin olive oil, honey, salt, and pepper to create the dressing.

In a large mixing bowl, combine the washed and dried dandelion greens, chopped red onion, crumbled blue cheese, and the dressing.

Toss the ingredients together until the salad is well-coated with the dressing.

Transfer the Dandelion Greens and Bacon Salad to a serving dish.

Sprinkle the crispy bacon bits over the top of the salad.

Serve the Dandelion Greens and Bacon Salad as a side dish or a light lunch.

This recipe is both delicious and sustainable because it features dandelion greens, which are a nutrient-rich and sustainable wild green. By using bacon in moderation and sourcing it from a sustainable and ethical producer, you can create a delicious and eco-friendly protein source. Plus, by using honey instead of sugar or other sweeteners, you can create a natural and sustainable dressing. Enjoy your Dandelion Greens and Bacon Salad!

  • Calories: 196
  • Total fat: 14g
  • Saturated fat: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 20mg
  • Sodium: 421mg
  • Total carbohydrate: 11g
  • Dietary fiber: 2g
  • Total sugars: 7g
  • Protein: 7g

The nutritional values provided are for one serving, and please keep in mind that these values may vary based on the brand and quantity of ingredients used.