Celery, avocado and walnut salad with crispy bacon recipe

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serves: 4
Skill: easy
Cost: cheap
Prep: 7 min
Cooking: 6 min
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  • Celery is a food that is very low in calories and it’s said to help prevent cancer, so this celery, avocado and walnut salad is tasty and really good for you too.

    Ingredients

    • 4 rashers of smoked bacon
    • 4 sticks of celery, cut into strips lengthways
    • 2 avocados skinned and diced
    • 40g (1 1/2oz) chopped walnuts
    • 4 spring onions cut into strips
    • Juice of 1 lemon
    • 150ml (10tbsp) mayonnaise
    • To serve
    • Mixed leaf salad

    Method

    • Grill the bacon on a wire rack so the fat can escape and the bacon crisps up.

    • Mix the celery, avocado, walnuts and spring onions together in a bowl with the lemon juice.

    • Fold in the mayonnaise to bind the salad together.

    • Arrange the salad leaves on a plate and place the celery mixture in the centre.

    • Garnish with the crispy bacon cut into strips.

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