Bacon, Asparagus and Butter Lettuce Salad

Bacon, Asparagus & Butter Lettuce Salad

Everything is better with bacon, and this tasty dish is certainly no exception! The sweet smoky notes Nueske’s award-winning Smoked Bacon brings to this recipe make it simply irresistible.

Prep Time: 20 Min
Cook Time: 0
Total Time: 20 MIn
Serves: Serves 4-6


  • 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


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.


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