An Excellent Chopped Salad

An Excellent Chopped Salad

An Excellent Chopped Salad

1/3 cup
Red wine vinegar
1 Tablespoon
Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon
2 each
Garlic cloves, minced
2 teaspoons
Dried oregano
1/3 cup
Extra virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon
Fresh ground pepper
1/4 teaspoon
3-4 slices
Apple wood smoked bacon
1/2 teaspoon
Cayenne Pepper
2 teaspoons
Light brown sugar
1, 14.28 oz. can
Carmelina Brands® Italian Garbanzos (Ceci), drained
To taste
Pepperoncini, drained
1/4 cup
Shredded carrot
1 head
Romaine lettuce, washed and chopped
1 each
Radicchio, washed and chopped
1/2 each
Small red onion, diced
1/3 cup
Blue cheese crumbles
2 stalks
Celery, diced
1 pint
Cherry tomatoes, quartered

For the Dressing:
In a medium mixing bowl, add red wine vinegar, Dijon mustard, honey, garlic and oregano. In a thin steady stream, whisk in olive oil.  Season with salt and pepper to taste.

For the Candied Bacon:
Preheat oven to 375°F. Line a sheet tray with foil and then add a cooling rack on top of the foil to elevate the bacon. Lay the bacon on the rack and sprinkle with 1/8 teaspoon of cayenne and 1/2 teaspoon of brown sugar per slice. Bake for about 20 minutes or until desired crispiness.

To Assemble the Salad:
To serve salad, add Carmelina Brands® Italian Garbanzos, pepperoncini, shredded carrot, romaine lettuce, radicchio, red onion, blue cheese crumbles, candied bacon, celery, cherry tomatoes into a large serving bowl.  Drizzle on dressing and toss to combine thoroughly.


Recipe created by Peyton Pritikin on behalf of Mangia, Inc.

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