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Heirloom Tomato and Goat Cheese Salad with Bacon Dressing

Oxmoor House
Prep time 7 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 salad and 2 tablespoons dressing)
Three harmonious flavors converge in this simple salad: smoky bacon, earthy goat cheese, and acidic tomatoes. Serve with a warm baguette slice and a glass of dry white wine to complete the meal.

Ingredients

  • 2 heirloom tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 (4-ounce) package goat cheese, sliced
  • 1/2 cup vertically sliced onion
  • 2 cups bagged baby spinach leaves
  • 1/2 cup Bacon Dressing

Nutrition Information

  • calories 173
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 8.5 g
  • satfat 4.9 g
  • monofat 2.4 g
  • polyfat 1.2 g
  • protein 10.2 g
  • carbohydrate 14.4 g
  • fiber 1.5 g
  • cholesterol 21 mg
  • iron 1.7 mg
  • sodium 457 mg
  • calcium 65 mg

How to Make It

  1. Arrange layers of tomato slices and next 3 ingredients evenly on each of 4 serving plates. Drizzle salads evenly with Bacon Dressing.

  2. Choice Ingredient

  3. We recommend using heirloom tomatoes, which are grown from the seeds of old-fashioned varieties, because of their full-bodied flavor and dazzling palette of colors. They vary from red to yellow and from green to purplish black. Look for them at farmers' markets during the summer months.

Cook's Notes

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