Salad of Bacon Lardons, Chèvre, Oven-Dried Tomatoes and Grapes

With Avocado, Crème Fraîche, Tarragon Dressing

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Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Salads: The new main course

Salads

By Peter Gordon

Published 2005

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Neither too light nor too heavy a meal, this salad makes a great summer brunch, but is also lovely served warm in autumn. If you don’t eat bacon, then you could simply not add it to the salad or replace it with cooked prawns, chicken or even sautéed wild mushrooms. If you are able to source unsliced smoked bacon then all the better – take the rind off and cut into 5mm thick slices. Then lay 4 slices on top of each other at a time – and cut these into 5mm thick batons. If you can only find s