This is a salad that doesn’t feel like a salad!
You start with a simple salad base of lettuce, tomato and cucumber…..
but then pile juicy bacon, chunky chicken and plump avocado on top.
It’s then all smothered in a balsamic dressing.
By this point the simple salad base is long forgotten!
If you want to take it a step further, add a baked jacket potato drenched in melted butter to the plate.
At each stage the calories will surely be totting up, but so will the flavour factor.
Chicken and Bacon Salad:
I have used…
1 Jacket Potato, washed and pierced with a knife. Pop it in the microwave for 5 minutes on high to get it started then bake in the oven at 180C for approx 30 minutes. Smother with a knob of butter.
1 Chicken Breast, baked in the oven at 180C for 15-20 minutes (ensure it is cooked all the way through before serving).
1-2 Rashers of Bacon, grilled
1/2 an Avocado, skinned and chopped
3-4 Tomatoes, washed and chopped
A handful of Baby Gem Lettuce, washed and roughly torn
A chunk of Cucumber, washed and chopped
2 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil and
1 tbsp Balsamic Vinegar mixed together to make the dressing.
Coat liberally in the dressing and enjoy your uh… salad! It is still technically a salad!