Avocado, bacon and blueberry salad

Avocado, bacon and blueberry salad recipe

16 ratings

A tasty salad that's super quick to make - packed with creamy avocado, peppery rocket and smoky bacon, and topped with a delicious fruity dressing. See method

  • Serves 4
  • 10 mins to prepare and 5 mins to cook
  • 290 calories / serving

Ingredients

  • 8 rashers smoked streaky bacon
  • 100g (3 1/2oz) rocket
  • 1 large avocado, chopped
  • 100g (3 1/2oz) blueberries

For the dressing

  • 50g (2oz) blueberries
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp clear honey

Each serving contains

  • Energy

    1200kj
    290kcal
    15%
  • Fat

    25g 36%
  • Saturates

    6g 32%
  • Sugars

    6g 6%
  • Salt

    1.5g 25%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 8.3g Protein 7.8g Fibre 1.3g

Method

  1. Heat a nonstick frying pan over a high heat and cook the bacon for 2 minutes on each side, until crisp. Set aside to cool completely.
  2. Meanwhile, make the dressing. Put the blueberries, oil, vinegar, mustard and honey into the bowl of a food processor (or use a stick blender) and whizz to combine. Season well.
  3. In a serving bowl, toss together the rocket, avocado and blueberries, then crumble over the bacon and drizzle with the blueberry dressing.

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