Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Pear and Bacon Sandwich

Sandwich Ingredients
  • Turkey Bacon
  • Wheat bread
  • Bleu cheese
  • 1 Bosc Pear
  1. Cook bacon* over medium heat for 8 mins, flipping once
  2. Toast bread
  3. Slice pear
  4. Assemble all ingredients

Salad Ingredients
  • Dandelion greens
  • Belgian Endive
  • Fresh Parsley, 4 sprigs per person
  • Low-Sodium Soy Sauce
  • Mayo
  • Fresh lemon juice
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  1. Wash greens - use a ratio of 5 parts dandelion greens to 2 parts endive
  2. For dressing, combine soy sauce with mayo in a ratio of 1 part soy sauce, 2 parts mayo; Next add a squeeze of lemon and a dash of pepper
  3. Mix dressing, then toss with salad
  4. Finish with another dash of pepper on top

    For sandwich:
    • You could use regular bacon or sliced deli meat such as Black Forest ham
    • You could do a closed sandwich instead of an open-face one
    • You could use a milder cheese like Gouda or mild cheddar
    • You could use a different type of pear like Anjou or use a soft apple like Gala
    For salad:
    • Instead of dandelion greens, you could use green leaf lettuce or mixed greens
    • Instead of endive, you could use iceberg lettuce

    *Notes: If using regular bacon, cook at med-high for about 5 mins, flipping once

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