Print

Strawberry Asparagus Salad with Bacon

Ingredients

Scale
  • 1 bunch fresh asparagus
  • 4 slices nitrate-free bacon
  • 2 cups fresh strawberries
  • 1/2 cup almonds, chopped
  • Optional: 1 lb grilled chicken breasts
  • Optional: 3 cups fresh spinach
  • Strawberry Vinaigrette:
  • 1 cup organic strawberries
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon raw honey
  • Pinch of sea salt

Instructions

  1. Steam asparagus for 5 minutes, or until tender and set aside. Sprinkle with sea salt and pepper.
  2. In a medium skillet, cook bacon until crispy. Place on a plate lined with paper towels while you assemble the rest of the ingredients.
  3. Once bacon is done, pour almost all of the bacon fat into a heat-proof bowl or jar and place in the fridge to solidify before disposing of it! Pat chicken dry and season with salt and pepper. Place chicken in the skillet with the small amount of bacon fat. Cook until browned on each side.
  4. Place all of the vinaigrette ingredients into a blender. Blend until well combined.
  5. For serving: Place optional spinach on a serving dish. Top with steamed asparagus, sliced strawberries, almonds, and bacon. Drizzle with dressing and serve with extra dressing on the side!

Nutrition

THE ULTIMATE GUIDE

TO A NO-STRESS THANKSGIVING DINNER 

Lexi's sharing her top secrets to prepping ahead of time and quick meals!