Bacon Arugula and Avocado Salad

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 pound bacon chopped
  • 4 cups arugula
  • 1 large shallot sliced
  • 1 medium cucumber peeled and sliced
  • 4 tablespoons full fat coconut milk
  • 1 small avocado mashed
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons honey


  • In a large skillet over medium heat, add bacon.
  • Cook for 10 minutes, until bacon is brown and very crispy. Transfer bacon to a paper towel lined plate.
  • In a large bowl, layer the arugula, shallots, cucumber, and bacon. In a small bowl, whisk the remaining 5 ingredients (coconut milk through honey) and sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.
  • Pour the dressing over the salad, toss and serve.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Steamed asparagus.
NUTRITION: 650 Calories; 55g Fat (75.3% calories from fat); 28g Protein; 12g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 72mg Cholesterol; 1372mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain (Starch); 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 1 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 8 1/2 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates.
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