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Ingredients

 olive oil
 1 broccoli head
 100 g bacon
 1 ciabatta
 1 apple
 50 g Parmesan cheese
 ¼ cup roasted almonds
 2 tsp Dijon mustard
 2 tsp balsamic vinegar
 1 tsp honey
 60 g mixed salad leaves

Method

1

Put a saucepan of water on to boil. Cut the broccoli into small florets. Dice the bacon in to 1 cm pieces. Cut the ciabatta in to 1-2 cm chunks. Finely dice the apple. Shave the Parmesan in to flakes.

2

Heat a drizzle of oil in a pan and fry the bacon for 5 minutes until crispy. Remove and drain on paper towel.

3

Meanwhile, add the broccoli to the saucepan of water and cook for 2-3 minutes until softened. Drain.

4

Add the ciabatta to the fry pan with a drizzle of oil. Season with salt and pepper and cook for 5-7 minutes. Add the roasted almonds in the last 2-3 minutes to warm through.

5

Make a dressing by combining Dijon mustard, balsamic vinegar and honey with 2 tsp olive oil. Season with salt and pepper.

6

In a salad bowl, combine salad leaves, Parmesan cheese, broccoli, diced apple, roasted almonds and ciabatta croutons. Pour over dressing and toss to coat.

Ingredients

 olive oil
 1 broccoli head
 100 g bacon
 1 ciabatta
 1 apple
 50 g Parmesan cheese
 ¼ cup roasted almonds
 2 tsp Dijon mustard
 2 tsp balsamic vinegar
 1 tsp honey
 60 g mixed salad leaves

Directions

1

Put a saucepan of water on to boil. Cut the broccoli into small florets. Dice the bacon in to 1 cm pieces. Cut the ciabatta in to 1-2 cm chunks. Finely dice the apple. Shave the Parmesan in to flakes.

2

Heat a drizzle of oil in a pan and fry the bacon for 5 minutes until crispy. Remove and drain on paper towel.

3

Meanwhile, add the broccoli to the saucepan of water and cook for 2-3 minutes until softened. Drain.

4

Add the ciabatta to the fry pan with a drizzle of oil. Season with salt and pepper and cook for 5-7 minutes. Add the roasted almonds in the last 2-3 minutes to warm through.

5

Make a dressing by combining Dijon mustard, balsamic vinegar and honey with 2 tsp olive oil. Season with salt and pepper.

6

In a salad bowl, combine salad leaves, Parmesan cheese, broccoli, diced apple, roasted almonds and ciabatta croutons. Pour over dressing and toss to coat.

Autumn Bacon Salad