Herbed Green Salad with Ham

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Quick Facts

Servings: 8
Prep Time: 20 min.
Cook Time: 10 min.
Total: 30 min.
Heady and herbaceous, a welcome addition to any brunch spread.

Ingredients

  • 1 head lettuce
  • Ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 Tbs vegetable oil for cooking
  • 2 cups bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 3 Tbs white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup prosciutto, cut into thin strips
  • 1 Tbs minced chives
  • 1 Tbs minced tarragon
  • 1 Tbs minced chervil
  • 1 Tbs minced parsley
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and crushed

Directions

  • Wash greens and drain well. Cut or tear into bite-sized pieces and add to large salad bowl.
  • Sprinkle greens with pepper.
  • Pour vegetable oil into skillet over medium heat; once warm, add bacon cubes and cook until crisp.
  • Pour bacon and drippings over greens.
  • Add vinegar to skillet, heat for a few seconds, and pour over greens.
  • Add prosciutto, herbs, and garlic to salad and mix well.
  • Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 313
  Calories from Fat 252 (81%)
(43%)Total Fat 28g
(44%)Saturated Fat 9g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 12g
(16%)Cholesterol 47mg
(35%)Sodium 846mg
(13%)Potassium 470mg
Total Carbohydrate 5g
(9%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 1g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(23%)Protein 12g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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