This colorful Christmas salad has more going on than Santa’s bag of goodies. Great as a meal by itself or as the start to a more formal affair.
For the salad
Indiana Kitchen bacon
peeled and arils removed
For the dressing
warm bacon grease
reserved from cooking the bacon
salt and pepper to taste
In a large pan, cook bacon and save the grease.
Mix the warm bacon grease, maple syrup, balsamic vinegar, and salt and pepper in a bowl until combined.
Toss all salad ingredients together in a serving bowl.
Pour dressing onto salad and toss. Serve immediately.
Other fruits can be added for flavor as well.