Wedge Salad with Candied Bacon, Walnuts, Blackberries & Basil Ranch
 
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Recipe type: Side
Serves: 4 servings
Ingredients
For Candied Bacon
  • 4 slices of cooked, thick cut bacon, crumbled
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • pinch of salt
For Basil Ranch
  • ½ cup plain greek yogurt
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ⅓ cup freshly chopped basil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
For the Salad
  • 1 large head iceberg lettuce, quartered
  • 1 cup blackberries
  • ⅓ cup chopped walnuts
  • 3 tablespoons basil, for garnish
Instructions
For Candied Bacon
  1. Combine cooked crumbled bacon, sugar, and salt in a medium sauté pan over medium heat. Toss until sugar has dissolved and evenly coated the bacon, about 5 minutes. Be careful not to burn the sugar. Set aside to harden a bit while you make the dressing.
For Basil Ranch
  1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor and blend until creamy, scraping down the sides occasionally when needed. Taste and season additionally, if desired. Store in an air-tight container for 1 to 2 days.
  2. To assemble the salads, place a quarter of the iceberg on each plate and liberally with salt and pepper. Drizzle with the basil ranch. Sprinkle on candied bacon, blackberries, and chopped basil. Serve immediately.
Recipe by at https://www.mymoderncookery.com/wedge-salad-with-candied-bacon-walnuts-blackberries-basil-ranch/