Sweet Pea Salad with Crispy Double Smoked Bacon

Sweet Pea Salad with Crispy Double Smoked Bacon

We’ve layered on the flavour in this salad with our thick-cut, sweet and smoky bacon as the crowning glory. It’s a delicious celebration of tastes ranging from savoury to tangy and everything in between that you can serve as a beautiful side or a light meal.




15 Mins

Cook Time

10 Mins



4 Pcs Schneiders Butchers Cut double Smoked Bacon, cooked per package instructions until crispy, crumbled

½ cup sweet peas, shucked, blanched

½ cup sugar snap peas, topped and tailed, thinly sliced on a bias

5 spears green asparagus, blanched for 30 seconds, thinly sliced on a bias

4 radishes thinly sliced

½ large avocado cut into ¼ inch pieces

¼ cup mint leaves, roughly chopped

4 cups baby mixed greens (arugula, pea tendrils, mesclun mix)

¼ cup feta cheese, crumbled

¼ cup pistachios, shelled, roughly chopped

Coarse sea salt and pepper

Lemon and Thyme Vinaigrette:

3 Tablespoons lemon juice

½ teaspoon lemon zest

1 teaspoon thyme leaves, chopped

½ teaspoon sugar

1 small garlic clove, finely grated

¼ cup vegetable oil

¼ cup olive oil

Salt and Pepper


For the vinaigrette:

In a small bowl, add the lemon juice, lemon zest, sugar, thyme, and garlic. In a slow, steady stream, add both oils, whisking continuously until combined. Season with salt and pepper. Reserve.

To plate the salad:

On a large platter, scatter the salad greens. Add the avocado, sweet and snap peas, asparagus, and radish.

Top the salad with mint, crumbled feta, pistachios, and crispy bacon.

Generously dress the salad with vinaigrette.

Season with coarse sea salt and freshly ground pepper to taste.

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