How to make Broccoli, Almond and Crispy Bacon Salad
You have to agree with this – bacon does make everything better! I love the way the crispy fried bits just add flavour to everything they become a part of, and how. Given how rich and decadent it tastes, it would be blasphemy to classify it as just breakfast food.
Could you ever have guessed that bacon started in China about 1500 years ago? The process of preserving and salting pork bellies began in China, and the Romans and the Greeks then kept up the tradition, enjoying the succulent salted pork.
But then I digress. Coming back to the topic, be it sprinkling some chopped fried bits as a garnish on top of a delicious soup or wrapping up your favourite meat in it for some extra flavour, there are a lot of things you can do with bacon.
All of us at home love broccoli too, so this is a regular salad that I keep whipping up because it takes so little effort and well it has bacon 🙂
The best part of this salad is that it can be a complete meal in itself. If you like carbs and cannot stay away from them for a meal, you can always eat a slice of lightly toasted bread along!
It can also be an excellent salad to make when you are having guests over, works very well as a part of a larger sit-down meal. Here’s the recipe