Avocado And Bacon Salad Recipe

This avocado and bacon salad has a great combination of tasty flavors.


1/3 lb bacon
2 ripe avocados, cut into slices
2 cups spring greens
1/4 cup water
3 garlic cloves (finely minced)
2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon granulated sugar
1/16 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
2 Tablespoons flat leaf parsley (chopped)
4 Tablespoons Asiago cheese, grated (optional)
1 cup croutons

(Serves 4)


In a large skillet, fry up the bacon and then drain on brown paper or paper towels. Reserve 2 Tablespoons of the bacon grease.

Heat reserved bacon fat over medium heat. Add garlic, 1/4 cup water, the lemon juice, sugar, salt, and pepper, and simmer 1 minute, stirring constantly.

Stir in parsley and crumble in bacon. Remove from heat and allow to cool.

Prepare salad plates with 1/2 cup spring greens on each plate and top with avocado wedges.

Immediately spoon a small amount of vinaigrette over avocado wedges on each plate.

Top each salad with 1 Tablespoon of asiago cheese and 1/4 cup croutons.