Walnut, Bacon & Watercress Salad
This recipe makes a great side salad or you can increase the ingredients to make it into a min.
Walnuts provide the majority of the energy along with omega 3, copper and manganese. Decadent bacon adds some protein and luxurious fat while the greens fill in vitamins A, C and K1.
One serve provides 300 calories, 6 g protein, 15 g fat and 31 g of net carbs
The Cronometer screengrab below shows the nutrients provided by 2000 calories of this recipe relative to the Optimal Nutrient Intakes.
- 30 g watercress, cut into small sprigs
- 3 rashes bacon
- 1/4 cup walnut pieces
- 2 tbsp lemon juice
- Salt and pepper (optional)
- Place the watercress in a bowl.
- Heat a non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Add bacon. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes each side or until crispy. Drain on paper towels. Roughly chop bacon.
- Add walnuts to the bacon fat and fry, until toasted.
- Add lemon juice, and salt and pepper to the watercress and toss. Top with walnuts and bacon and bacon fat (optional).
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