Salade Lyonnaise

Endive Salad with Hot Bacon Vinaigrette

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    starter servings
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Nick Malgieri's Bread

By Nick Malgieri

Published 2012

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All variations of this popular salad descend from a common past - a rich Burgundian dish called salade Lyonnaise, made up of dandelion greens, diced hard-boiled or poached eggs, diced cooked pork (usually a pig’s foot), mashed cooked herring, garlic croûtons, and diced bacon. A hot dressing made from the rendered bacon fat with vinegar, most likely to wilt the greens, is poured over. Today’s version is made with frisée or endive, cooked diced bacon, croûtons and a vinegary dressing, sometim