Bacon, Pecan, and Sweet Potato Arugula Salad for Two

  • Difficulty: Basic
  • 45 minutes
  • 2 servings

Why would you do double the work to make two salads? Make this bacon, pecan, and sweet potato arugula salad for two, and eat it with your friend from one huge plate!

Ingredients Needed for Bacon, Pecan, and Sweet Potato Arugula Salad for Two

2 sweet potatoes, sliced
1 tablespoon olive oil
salt
pepper
½ cup pecan nut
6 bacon slices
1 tablespoon honey
1 teaspoon dijon mustard
½ lemon
3.5 ounces of arugula
3.5 ounces of goat cheese

How to Cook Bacon, Pecan, and Sweet Potato Arugula Salad for Two

  1. Add the sweet potato slices to a bowl. Add the olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Mix to coat all the sweet potato slices with oil.
  2. Line a baking tray with parchment paper, add the sweet potato slices to it and bake for 30 minutes at 425˚F/220˚C.
  3. Add the pecans to a skillet, sprinkle salt, and roast them. Set them aside.
  4. Fry the bacon slices on both sides in a skillet. Set them aside on paper towels, to absorb the excess fat.
  5. Add the roasted sweet potato slices to a bowl. Also, add the honey, dijon mustard, and squeeze some lemon juice. Stir to combine the flavors.
  6. Add the arugula on a large salad plate. Add the sweet potatoes, goat cheese, roasted pecans, and crumb the fried bacon on top. If you want, drizzle some more olive oil before serving the salad.

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