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Bacon, Apple, and Spelt Salad

A great little salad, bursting with goodness, and full of fresh flavours, all brought together with crispy, salty, bacon.

Apple, Bacon, and Pearled Spelt Salad

Bacon, Apple, and Spelt Salad

Tasty and light, this is a great starter, or even as a midweek lunch
5 from 1 vote
Print Recipe
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Asian
Servings 4 people
Calories 594 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

  • 80 g Pearled Spelt
  • 100 g streaky bacon cut into cubes
  • 230 g halloumi into 1cm thick slices
  • 2 tbsp cider vinegar
  • 1 small red onion peeled, thinly sliced
  • 1 large red apple cored and thinly sliced
  • 80 g Seedless Grapes halved
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 100 g salad leaves mixture of little gem, rocket, baby spinach as an example
  • seasoning

Instructions
 

  • In a medium saucepan, cover the spelt with cold water, then bring to a boil and simmer for 20 minutes, until tender. Let stand for 5 minutes, then drain and cool.
  • In a large frying pan, fry the bacon unti crisp and well coloured, then drain on a paper towel
  • Return the pan to a medium heat, then fry the halloumi until well browned on all sides. Transfer to a board, and cut into 1cm cubes.
  • In a large bowl, add the cider vinegar and season well with salt and pepper. Whisk well, then add the oil and whisk again.
  • Place the onion in a large bowl and cover with the dressing, stand for 5 minutes. Add in the remaining ingredients and gently combine with your hand, before distributing to four plates ready to serve.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Bacon, Apple, and Spelt Salad
Amount per Serving
Calories
594
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
47
g
72
%
Saturated Fat
 
21
g
131
%
Cholesterol
 
24
mg
8
%
Sodium
 
738
mg
32
%
Potassium
 
264
mg
8
%
Carbohydrates
 
29
g
10
%
Fiber
 
4
g
17
%
Sugar
 
12
g
13
%
Protein
 
16
g
32
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Calories
594
Keyword bacon, spelt
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