Bacon_Asparagus_and_Butter_Lettuce_Salad_Nueskes_Recipe

Bacon, Asparagus and Butter Lettuce Salad

 

 
  • Prep Time: 20 Min
  • Cook Time: 0
  • Makes: Serves Serves 4-6

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. asparagus spears
  • 1 bunch butter lettuce, torn in pieces
  • 1 handful of arugula leaves
  • 3 ripe tomatoes, cut into wedges
  • 12 black pitted olives
  • 1/4 C. pine nuts, toasted
  • 8 slices Nueske's Bacon, fried medium crisp and crumbled (divided)
  • 1/4 C. fresh mozzarella, cubed 1/4 inch
  • Dressing:
  • 1 tsp. lemon extract
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. whole grain mustard
  • 2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • sea salt
  • black pepper

Directions

Steam asparagus for 4 minutes. Rinse in cold water. Cut into 1 to 2 inch pieces. Toss all the ingredients together and arrange on salad plates. Drizzle dressing over top. Top with a few reserved bacon crumbles.