Bacon is a meat product prepared from cured pork. It is cured using a large quantities of salt. Many people love the taste and crunchiness, but are still worried about all the processed meat and fat that could be harming them. That is not entirely true because bacon does have some surprising health benefits that make it a great addition to your diet plan. It just need to be cooked and eaten in proper serving sizes. Here you have one healthy, tasty bacon salad recipe to try it.
– 2 slices bacon
– 2 cloves garlic, minced
– ½ thinly sliced green onions (4)
– ¼ cup red wine vinegar
– 2 teaspoons sugar
– 1 teaspoon coarse-grain mustard
In a medium skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Using a slotted spoon, remove bacon from skillet, reserving 2 tablespoons of the drippings in skillet (discard the remaining drippings or add olive oil, if necessary, to measure 2 tablespoons). Drain bacon on paper towels. Crumble bacon; set aside.
Add green onions and garlic to the reserved drippings in skillet; cook and stir until green onions are tender. Stir in vinegar, sugar, mustard, and 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper. Stir in crumbled bacon; heat through. Serve warm over desired salad greens.