Californian Style Bacon & Avocado Sunshine Salad
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Californian Style Bacon & Avocado Sunshine Salad

Californian Style Bacon & Avocado Sunshine Salad

with Charred Sweetcorn, Greek Style Cheese and Croutons

Tags:
Under 650 calories
Allergens:
Cereals containing gluten
Milk
Sulphites

Boxes and ingredients are packed in facilities that handles Peanut, Nuts, Sesame, Fish, Crustaceans, Milk, Egg, Mustard, Celery, Soya, Gluten and Sulphites. Due to the war in Ukraine, it has been necessary to substitute sunflower oil with rapeseed oil in some products without a label change. The FSA have advised that allergic reactions to rapeseed oil are rare.

Preparation Time30 minutes
Cooking time25 minutes
DifficultyEasy

Ingredients

serving amount

60 grams

Bacon Lardons

1 unit(s)

Ciabatta

(Contains Cereals containing gluten)

160 grams

Sweetcorn

2 unit(s)

Medium Tomato

50 grams

Greek Style Salad Cheese

(Contains Milk)

1 unit(s)

Avocado

30 milliliter(s)

Cider Vinegar

(Contains Sulphites)

50 grams

Baby Leaf Mix

Not included in your delivery

½ tsp

Sugar for the Dressing

1.5 tbsp

Olive Oil for the Dressing

1 tbsp

Mayonnaise

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Nutritional information

Energy (kJ)2315 kJ
Energy (kcal)553 kcal
Fat39.1 g
of which saturates10 g
Carbohydrate33.9 g
of which sugars8.5 g
Protein16.5 g
Salt2.25 g
Always refer to the product label for the most accurate ingredient and allergen information.

Utensils

Baking Tray
Baking Paper
Sieve
Large Frying Pan
Large Bowl

Instructions

1

Preheat your oven to 220°C/200°C fan/gas mark 7.

Tear the ciabatta into roughly 2cm chunks and pop onto a medium baking tray.

Drizzle with oil, season with salt and pepper and toss to coat well. Spread out in a single layer.

Bake the croutons on the top shelf of the oven until golden, 8-10 mins, then remove from the oven and set aside.

2

Meanwhile, add the lardons to another medium baking tray. Pop into the middle shelf of the oven and roast until golden, 8-10 mins. IMPORTANT: Wash your hands and equipment after handling raw meat. Cook bacon thoroughly.

Once cooked, set aside until ready to serve.

3

While the bacon and croutons bake, drain the sweetcorn in a sieve.

Heat a large frying pan on high heat (no oil).

Once hot, add the sweetcorn and cook until charred, 5-6 mins. Adjust the heat if necessary. Stir only twice during this time - you want the sweetcorn to pick up some nice colour.

Once charred, remove from the heat.

4

Cut the tomatoes into 1cm pieces. Cut the Greek style salad cheese into 1cm cubes.

Halve the avocado and remove the stone. Use a tablespoon to scoop the flesh out onto a board, face-down. Slice into 1cm thick slices - you'll fan it out later.

5

In a large bowl, combine the sugar and olive oil for the dressing (see pantry for both amounts) with the cider vinegar. Season with salt and pepper, then mix together.

6

When everything's ready, add half the bacon lardons to the dressing bowl, along with the baby leaf mix, tomatoes, sweetcorn, cheese and croutons. Toss to coat.

Share the salad between your bowls. Scatter over the remaining bacon and fan out the sliced avocado on top.

Drizzle over the mayo (see pantry for amount - loosen with a splash of water first if needed) to finish.

Enjoy!