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Eat Seasonably  Caramelized Onion, Bacon, Pinenut & Curly Lettuce salad

Eat Seasonably Caramelized Onion, Bacon, Pinenut & Curly Lettuce salad

The sweet onion in this recipe is a brilliant way to lift a curly lettuce. This is one salad that will liven up the dullest diet!

What you need

Serves 4

  • 3 tbsp Olive oil
  • 8 Rashers of streaky bacon
  • 2 Red Onions, peeled, cut in half & each half cut into 4
  • 100g pinenuts
  • 6 Sprigs of Sage
  • 2 tbsp Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1 Curly Lettuce, washed & roughly tear the larger leaves
  • Parmesan shavings to serve
  • Freshly Ground Black pepper

Directions

Preheat the grill

Grill the bacon until crispy

Heat the oil in a frying pan, add the onions cooking for 10-15 minutes until soft & caramelized

Add the pinenuts & sage to the onions and continue to cook until the pinenuts are browned

Put the bacon, onions and pine nuts into a bowl with the vinegar & curly lettuce and tossing all the ingredients together

Serve with parmesan shaving & a little black pepper on top