Apple Salad with Candied Bacon and Goat Cheese
Toasted walnuts, peppery arugula, and creamy goat cheese mingle with crisp bacon and apples—this salad hits every flavor note!
- 6 slices bacon, diced
- 1 Tbs maple syrup
- 1 Tbs brown sugar
- 3 Honeycrisp apples, cut into 1-inch cubes
- 1/2 cup walnut halves, toasted
- 4 oz goat cheese, cubed
- 3 cups baby arugula
- Dressing2 Tbs maple syrup
- 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- Fry bacon until crisp, then drain off most of fat.
- Add maple syrup and brown sugar to pan, cook and stir until bacon is well coated with melted sugar. Remove from pan onto parchment paper.
- Combine apples, walnuts, goat cheese ,and arugula in a large bowl.
- Whisk together dressing ingredients and toss with salad. Garnish with bacon.
Calories from Fat 211 (65%)
(37%)Total Fat 24g
(32%)Saturated Fat 6g
Polyunsaturated Fat 6g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
Total Carbohydrate 21g
(10%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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