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Peasant Salad


From EatingWell:  October 1998

Crunchy textures and full-flavored ingredients like bacon and blue cheese turn a simple salad into a satisfying supper.

6 servings, 2 cups each | Active Time: 30 minutes | Total Time: 30 minutes



  1. Boil potatoes in salted water in a medium saucepan until just tender, 8 to 10 minutes. Drain and transfer to a large bowl.
  2. Cook bacon in a small skillet until crisp. Drain on paper towels. Crumble over potatoes.
  3. Whisk tea, lemon juice, oil and vinegar in a small bowl until blended. Season with salt and pepper. Pour dressing over potatoes and bacon and toss to coat. Add frisée (or chicory), endive, tomato, croutons, parsley and cheese; toss well. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper. Serve immediately.


Per serving : 109 Calories; 4 g Fat; 1 g Sat; 2 g Mono; 4 mg Cholesterol; 15 g Carbohydrates; 4 g Protein; 3 g Fiber; 223 mg Sodium; 393 mg Potassium

1 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 3 vegetable, 1/2 fat

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