Avocado, bacon and watercress salad

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Appears in
A Simple Table

By Michele Cranston

Published 2016

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This is one of those salads that’s all about a balance of flavours. The horseradish and watercress deliver a hot, peppery bite, which is, in turn, softened by the richness of the avocado and bacon and the light freshness of the celery and tomato.


    Horseradish Dressing

  • 1 tablespoon horseradish cream
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2


To make the horseradish dressing, combine the horseradish cream, olive oil, lemon juice and brown sugar in a bowl. Stir to combine, then season with freshly ground black pepper.

Heat a non-stick frying pan over medium heat and add the bacon. Cook until browned and crispy, then remove with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towel. Add the onion to the pan and cook for 5-8 minutes, or unt