Warm Watermelon & Bacon Salad

4
Servings
10m
Prep Time
15m
Cook Time
25m
Ready In


"Bacon. Watermelon. Goat Cheese. What's more to say? This is a great salad alongside a grilled steak."

Original recipe yields 4 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (268 g)
  • Calories 290.9
  • Total Fat - 20.5 g
  • Saturated Fat - 7.5 g
  • Cholesterol - 54.7 mg
  • Sodium - 1008.2 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 5.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.6 g
  • Sugars - 3.6 g
  • Protein - 20.4 g
  • Calcium - 171.8 mg
  • Iron - 1.4 mg
  • Vitamin C - 8 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step 1

Slice shallot thinly. Cut watermelon into 1/2-inch cubes. Cut bacon into 1/4-inch pieces.

Step 2

Preheat large sauté pan on medium heat for 2–3 minutes. Place bacon in pan; cook 7–8 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until crispy. Transfer bacon to paper towels to drain, leaving 4 tablespoons fat in pan. Stir in shallots and cook 1–2 minutes or until softened.

Step 3

In a small bowl or measuring cup, combine maple syrup, vinegar, and salt. Add to the pan. Increase heat to medium-high and stir in watermelon. Cook for 2–3 minutes or until watermelon is hot.

Step 4

Place spinach in large salad bowl and pour watermelon mixture over spinach; toss to lightly wilt. Crumble cheese over top; sprinkle with bacon and serve immediately.

Tips & Variations


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Tags : Salads

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