Bacon colcannon with apple salad

3

TOTAL TIME

30 min

Serves

4

Bacon colcannon with apple salad

Photo, Roberto Caruso.


Ingredients

  • 8 slices bacon , cut into 1-in. pieces
  • 3 onions , thinly sliced
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • fresh pepper , to season
  • 1/4 cup milk

Salad

  • 2 tsp canola oil
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • fresh pepper , to season
  • 1 head Boston lettuce , leaves torn
  • 1 Gala apple , thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts

Instructions

  • HEAT an extra-large non-stick frying pan over medium-high. Add bacon. Cook, stirring occasionally, until crisp, 7 to 8 min. Transfer bacon to paper towel-lined plate. Discard fat, leaving 1 tbsp in pan. Add onions and 1/4 tsp salt. Season with fresh pepper. Cook, stirring often, until soft and browned, 10 to 12 min. Stir in bacon.
  • WHISK canola oil with cider vinegar, honey and 1/4 tsp salt in a large bowl. Add torn lettuce, sliced apple and chopped walnuts. Toss to coat.
  • HEAT 3 cups reserved mash (from Cottage Pie with Celery Root Mash) with milk in a medium pot over medium, stirring often, until warmed through, 5 to 6 min. Divide among 4 plates. Top with onion mixture. Serve with salad.

 

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Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 383,
  • Protein
  • 12 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 44 g,
  • Fat
  • 20 g,
  • Fibre
  • 6 g,
  • Sodium
  • 911 mg.
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