Endive and Watercress Salad with Bacon Cider Dress

Endive And Watercress Salad With Bacon Cider Dress Recipe

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Lynette !


I really enjoy the "sharp" tasting lettuces, so this is a favorite of mine. The dressing with the smoky bacon, Dijon, and maple syrup cut the peppery taste of the lettuces. Use quality ingredients for the dressing for best results.

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25 Min
5 Min
Stove Top


4 slice
center cut bacon
3 Tbsp
extra-virgin olive oil
2 1/2 Tbsp
cider vinegar
2 Tbsp
maple syrup
1 tsp
dijon mustard
1/4 tsp
kosher salt
1/4 tsp
black pepper, freshly ground
1 clove
garlic, minced
4 c
belgian endive, diagonally cut
3 c
radicchio, chopped
1 c
watercress, trimmed


1Heat a medium nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add the bacon to the pan; cook until crisp. Remove the bacon from the pan, reserving 2 teaspoons drippings in the pan; coarsely chop the bacon.
2Combine the 2 teaspoons bacon drippings, oil, and next 6 ingredients in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk.
3Add the remaining ingredients; toss well. Sprinkle with the chopped bacon. Enjoy!

About Endive and Watercress Salad with Bacon Cider Dress

Course/Dish: Lettuce Salads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy