BROCCOLI SALAD (Adapted from Jamie Oliver)

2 large heads broccoli, chop into florets and slice stalks
6 thick slices of bacon, chopped
olive oil
3 firm red tomatoes, halved and sliced
1 bunch chives, finely chopped
crumbled feta cheese
1/2 clove garlic, minced
2 tsp Dijon mustard
6 TBSP extra virgin olive oil
2 TBSP white wine vinegar
sea salt
freshly ground black pepper
Blanch the broccoli florets and sliced stalks quickly in boiling salted
water for 60 seconds. Drain.
Spread it around a clean tea towel to steam dry. 
Once dry, transfer to a serving dish.
Fry the bacon on medium heat with a small splash of olive oil until crisp and golden.  The spoon the bacon over the broccoli. Pour the bacon fat into a mixing bowl and add other dressing ingredients. 
Add the tomatoes and chives to the broccoli and bacon. Pour dressing over and adjust seasonings – add more vinegar if necessary. Top with feta cheese.

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