Watercress And Avocado Salad With Bacon And Apple

Recipe c/o The Watercress Company/Watercress recipe Photography by Lara Jane Thorpe.
Watercress And Avocado Salad With Bacon And Apple

Watercress And Avocado Salad With Bacon And Apple. Hello friends, happy Sunday.

Love watercress and avocados in your salad? So do you fancy making a tasty Watercress and Avocado Salad with Bacon and Apple? Because I do! So tasty.

How To Make A Watercress And Avocado Salad With Bacon And Apple:

Serves 4

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

2 avocados

1 tbsp mayonnaise

2 tbsp creme fraiche

1 tsp honey

1 tsp Dijon mustard

1 tbsp balsamic vinegar

100g streaky bacon, finely chopped

1 Bramley apple, cored and diced

2 x 85g bag watercress

Watercress And Avocado Salad With Bacon And Apple Method:

1.) Firstly, cut the avocados in half and remove the stone, then peel and slice lengthways.

2.) Mix together the mayonnaise, créme fraîche, honey, mustard and vinegar.

3.) Place the bacon and apple in a frying pan and fry until the bacon is brown and crispy about 5 minutes.

4.) Add the watercress to a large bowl and sprinkle over the fried bacon and apple.

5.) Last but not least, lay the sliced avocado over the top of the salad before drizzling with the mayonnaise dressing. Simple!

Watercress And Avocado Salad With Bacon And Apple

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Watercress And Avocado Salad With Bacon And Apple.

The Watercress Company
Fancy making a tasty Watercress and Avocado Salad with Bacon and Apple? So tasty.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Course lunch
Cuisine British
Servings 4

Equipment

  • Frying pan

Ingredients
  

  • 2 avocados
  • 1 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp creme fraiche
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 100g streaky bacon, finely chopped
  • 1 Bramley apple, cored and diced
  • 2 x 85g bag watercress

Instructions
 

  • Cut the avocados in half and remove the stone, then peel and slice lengthways.
  • Mix together the mayonnaise, créme fraîche, honey, mustard and vinegar.
  • Place the bacon and apple in a frying pan and fry until the bacon is brown and crispy about 5 minutes.
  • Add the watercress to a large bowl and sprinkle over the fried bacon and apple.
  • Lay the sliced avocado over the top of the salad before drizzling with the mayonnaise dressing. Simple!

Notes

What do you think of this Watercress And Avocado Salad With Bacon And Apple recipe?
Keyword Dinner, Lunch

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Watercress And Avocado Salad With Bacon And Apple

These recipes were also created by development chef Keri Astill-Frew.  Keri has worked in top restaurants across the UK including a Michelin star hotel in Lancashire and a variety of fine dining restaurants and gastro-pubs in Dorset and Sussex. 

She is passionate about watercress, both as an ingredient and for its fantastic health benefits and is devoted to developing new and delicious ways for you to incorporate more of it into your diet.

Updated post. First published here 10th June 2018.

For more information and many more recipes please visit The Watercress Company or Watercress.

Also, Recipe Photography Credits: Lara Jane Thorpe

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10 Comments

  1. 10th June 2018 / 8:31 pm

    I have always loved watercress. The avocado, bacon and apple are bonuses in this delicious sounding salad. It looks great. Thank you for sharing at Happiness is Homemade.

    • Claire
      Author
      11th June 2018 / 8:41 am

      Thanks for hosting and stopping by Amy 🙂

  2. sineamarie
    30th June 2018 / 6:39 pm

    Claire, this salad looks amazing! I love every ingredient 🙂 It will be featured as my Editor’s Pick at next week’s Wonderful Wednesday Blog Hop …. I know it will be the 4th of July next Wed. but we start Tuesday eve 7pm ET… hoping you can stop by!

    • 2nd July 2018 / 2:01 pm

      Thanks so much for stopping by and the feature 🙂

  3. 14th January 2021 / 11:55 am

    Well this looks amazing! I’ve been trying to add more salads into my meals, and this one looks fabulous!

  4. 14th January 2021 / 8:14 pm

    This looks so yummy and healthy too. I’m a huge fan of avocado x #AnythingGoes

  5. 14th January 2021 / 11:30 pm

    5 stars
    Thank you for sharing at #OverTheMoon. Pinned and shared. Have a lovely week. I hope to see you at next week’s party too! Please stay safe and healthy. Come party with us at Over The Moon! Catapult your content Over The Moon! @marilyn_lesniak @EclecticRedBarn

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