Blue cheese and bacon salad recipe

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Love cheese? Trying to be healthy? Try this blue cheese and bacon salad. It’s full of creamy cheese & smoky bacon flavour, delicious served with bread.

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  • healthy
Serves3–4
Preparation Time15 mins
Cooking Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories347 Kcal17%
Sugar2.2 g2%
Fat30.8 g44%
Saturated Fat12.1 g61%
Salt0.5 g
Protein13.3 g27%
Carbohydrates3.6 g1%
Salt0.5 g

This blue cheese and bacon salad is so quick and easy to make. It's full of creamy cheese and smoked bacon rashers, tossed in crisp salad leaves and drizzled in a homemade honey and mustard dressing - delicious!

Ingredients

  • 4tbsps olive oil
  • 2tbsps cider vinegar
  • 1tsp mustard powder
  • 1tsp honey
  • 140g packet Wensleydale Blue, or British Blue or Stilton
  • Salt and ground black pepper
  • 120-150g bag salad leaves
  • 6 rashers smoked streaky bacon, cooked and chopped

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Method

  1. Pour the oil, cider vinegar, mustard powder and honey into the bowl of a mini food processor and crumble in half the cheese. Whizz until smooth, and then season to taste.
  2. Tip the salad leaves into a bowl, then scatter over the chopped bacon and break the rest of the cheese into small chunks and add to the dish.
  3. Drizzle over some of the honey and mustard dressing, and serve with the remaining dressing in a jug so you can add more if you like.
Top Tip for making Blue cheese and bacon salad

If you don't like bacon you could always use chicken or beef instead.

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