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October 7, 2013

Potato, Bacon & Egg Salad {FALL}

Potato Bacon & Egg Salad (Fall)

This Potato Bacon and Egg Salad looks almost too pretty to eat, but let me tell you, once you start, you won't be able to stop !  It does not happen often {if ever!} when a salad wins hands down over another kind of main meal, but this is the perfect light dinner or lunch during the early Fall weeks, or early Spring even, when the weather is still a little chilly.

The salad is served semi warm, which makes it great for Fall or Winter and it is just as delicious cold. It might look like a lot of work, but it's not really and it will look like you spent hours preparing it.

This is exactly the type of salad which I will take with to a family gathering - very impressive looking, filling and delicious too.


Potato, Bacon & Egg Salad (Fall)



6 - 8 Servings

INGREDIENTS:

400g Baby Potatoes, skin on, scrubbed clean and cooked until just tender
5 TB Vegetable Oil
250g Bacon Bits
3 TB Balsamic Vinegar
1 TB Dijon Mustard
2 Spring Onions, chopped {white and green parts}
Lettuce, shredded
1 Red Bell Pepper, chopped
1 Large Avocado, chopped
4 Hard Boiled Eggs, halved
Salt and Freshly Ground Black Pepper, to taste

DIRECTIONS:

1.) Heat half the Oil in a large saucepan - fry the Bacon until crisp - remove and keep aside.
2.) Using the same saucepan - add the remaining Oil - cut the Baby Potatoes in half and fry in the Oil until golden.
3.) Add the Balsamic Vinegar, Mustard and Spring Onions - stir-fry another minute and remove from heat - add half the cooked Bacon and keep aside.
4.) Arrange the shredded Lettuce on a serving plate - spoon over the warm Potato mixture - scatter the Red Pepper and Avocado over the Potatoes.
5.) Top with the Egg halves and the remaining cooked Bacon Bits - season to taste with Salt and Black Pepper.


Potato Bacon & Egg Salad (Fall)

15 comments:

  1. Mmmmm! Looks yummy, I will definitely give this a whirl. Thank you for sharing and by the way...Love the blog :) x

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  2. This looks great, but I will admit, the whole grams thing is throwing me for a loop! How many baby potatoes and how many slices of bacon would you say approximate the grams you list? Thanks!

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  3. Linda - just my favourite approach to salad - and you can't go far wrong with bacon!

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  4. lovebakesgoodcakesOctober 8, 2013 at 7:49 AM

    This sounds great to me :) Pinned it, Linda!

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  5. That looks delish! Mmm potato lol drooling

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  6. Hi, this looks so good and I bet tastes yummy!. I saw it on thriving on thursday.
    Julie from julieslifestyle.blogspot.com

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  7. This is my kind of salad--bring on the bacon :) This looks delicious and perfect for fall. Especially for my freshly harvested potatoes!

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  8. Definitely going to try this, looks yummy!

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  9. Pinning to make later. This looks amazing!

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  10. This looks SO good! I'm hosting a State Art giveaway that you should enter! http://homecomingmn.blogspot.com/2013/10/state-art-giveaway-from-word-lust.html

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  11. Hi Linda! I love your recipes, this one is no exception! The classic combination of potatoes and bacon won my heart! I will have to skip the avocados though, as I found out with my last medical scare I better!!!lol
    Thank you so much for sharing with us at the Fluster Buster party, Lizy

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  12. omg - this looks SO good - Going on my grocery list for lunch one day next week!

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  13. What a great Salad, it looks delicious. Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and have a fun weekend!
    Miz Helen

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  14. Hi! Dropping by from Craftionary blog party! Your potato bacon egg salad looks so yummy! I would love to try it! Thanks for sharing! :)

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