ARUGULA WITH WARM BACON VINAIGRETTE (Adapted from Southern Living)
4 bacon slices
1 shallot or garlic clove, minced
4 TBSP extra virgin olive oil
2 TBSP red wine vinegar
1/4 tsp kosher salt
1/4 tsp cracked black pepper
1 (5-oz.) package arugula or mixed greens
1/3 cup crumbled goat cheese
Cook bacon until crisp.
Remove bacon, reserving drippings in skillet. Crumble bacon. Sauté shallot or garlic in drippings 2 minutes or just until tender.
Transfer shallot/garlic and drippings to a small bowl. Whisk in oil and next 3 ingredients.
Toss arugula with vinaigrette on a platter or bowl. Top with goat cheese and bacon.
Categories: Sides & Salads Tags: