Dandelion Greens and Bacon Salad
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
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.