BLT salad

  • Preparation Time25 mins
  • Serves4
  • DifficultyEasy
5 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil, plus a drizzle
6 slices thick cut streaky bacon, chopped
1 clove garlic, grated or minced and crushed with flat blade of a knife
15g Dijon mustard
30ml white balsamic vinegar or white wine vinegar
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
10g chopped chives
1 large heart cos lettuce
1 head Treviso lettuce or radicchio
300g multi coloured, red or yellow cherry tomatoes
1) Heat a drizzle of olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat and add bacon. Cook until crisp then drain on paper towels.

2) In a salad bowl, whisk together the garlic, mustard, vinegar and stream in extra-virgin olive oil to emuslify the dressing. Season with salt and pepper and stir in chives.

3) Shred lettuces and add to the bowl. Halve the cherry tomatoes and add to the bowl along with bacon. Toss salad to coat evenly with dressing and serve.

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