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Romaine Lettuce with Roquefort

and Chive Dressing
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Romaine Lettuce with Roquefort

Romaine Lettuce with Roquefort - Crisp salad with tangy cheese and hearty bacon - the perfect appetizer!

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Health Score:
9,4 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
35 min.
Preparation
Calories:
132
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

The combination of crisp romaine lettuce and hearty accompaniments is not only visually beautiful but nutritious as well, containing vitamins and minerals such as vitamin A. 

This salad is ideal for losing weight. Served with two slices of wholemeal baguette, this crisp, light starter transforms into a wholesome dinner or a light lunch snack.

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie132 kcal(6 %)
Protein7 g(7 %)
Fat9 g(8 %)
Carbohydrates3 g(2 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage1 g(3 %)
Vitamin A0.3 mg(38 %)
Vitamin D0.1 μg(1 %)
Vitamin E0.7 mg(6 %)
Vitamin B₁0.1 mg(10 %)
Vitamin B₂0.2 mg(18 %)
Niacin2.3 mg(19 %)
Vitamin B₆0.1 mg(7 %)
Folate42 μg(14 %)
Pantothenic acid0.6 mg(10 %)
Biotin1.8 μg(4 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.4 μg(13 %)
Vitamin C16 mg(17 %)
Potassium299 mg(7 %)
Calcium183 mg(18 %)
Magnesium19 mg(6 %)
Iron1 mg(7 %)
Iodine10 μg(5 %)
Zinc0.9 mg(11 %)
Saturated fatty acids4.6 g
Uric acid23 mg
Cholesterol18 mg
Development of this recipe:

Ingredients

for
6
Ingredients
4
2 ounces
streaky Bacon
2 stalks
Celery (About 100 g)
½ bunch
4 ounces
½
1 cup
1 tablespoon
1 tablespoon
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Skillet, 1 Bowl, 1 Small bowl, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Fine-mesh sieve, 1 Salad spinner, 1 Citrus juicer

Preparation steps

1.
Romaine Lettuce with Roquefort preparation step 1

Remove the outer leaves of lettuce hearts and cut in half along the center.

2.
Romaine Lettuce with Roquefort preparation step 2

Wash the lettuce and spin dry (or turn hearts upside down and drain).

3.
Romaine Lettuce with Roquefort preparation step 3

Cut the bacon into very fine dice. Place in a pan over medium heat and cook until crispy, stirring, until all the fat is rendered.

4.
Romaine Lettuce with Roquefort preparation step 4

Drain the bacon in a fine sieve.

5.
Romaine Lettuce with Roquefort preparation step 5

Rinse and clean celery, reserving some of the leaves. Remove strings from stalks and cut celery into very thin slices. Set aside leaves in a small bowl with a little cold water.

6.
Romaine Lettuce with Roquefort preparation step 6

Wash chives, shake dry and cut into very small rings. Crumble Roquefort and set aside. Cut the lemon in half and squeeze 2 tablespoons juice.

7.
Romaine Lettuce with Roquefort preparation step 7

Mix chives, lemon juice, buttermilk, olive oil, salt, pepper and Worcestershire sauce.

8.
Romaine Lettuce with Roquefort preparation step 8

Cut lettuce hearts lengthwise into three strips and place on plate.

9.
Romaine Lettuce with Roquefort preparation step 9

Drizzle salad with chive dressing and sprinkle with cheese, bacon and celery. Roughly cut celery leaves, sprinkle over the salad and season with pepper.