( SERVES 4 )
We all need to eat more broccoli. This salad is so good that there won’t be leftovers.
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|4 tbsp||Extra virgin olive oil|
|2 tbsp||Lemon juice|
|3 tbsp||Bacon strips|
|1 tsp||Dijon mustard|
|1 to taste||Salt & freshly ground pepper|
- In a large saucepan, bring water to boil. Add broccoli and cook for only 2 minutes. Blanch in cold water and drain. Cool and chill.
- In a screw top jar, add oil, lemon juice, bacon(finely chopped) and dijon mustard. Shake well, and then add chopped egg(hard boiled).
- Season dressing and pour over the chilled broccoli just before serving.
Cook's tip: The precise cooking time, as well as plunging the broccoli into cold water to stop the cooking process, ensures you have a perfectly textured salad.