As this recipe was given to me by a friend called Peter it is aptly named ‘Peter’s Salad’. I have been wanting to share this recipe for so long as it is the easiest, most scrumptious salad.
When we lived in Sydney we befriended a very creative couple whose kids were in the same swimming class as our kids. They invited us to a party which they hosted in their tiny townhouse courtyard. It was packed with people and everyone was so relaxed and happy because the hosts were so relaxed and happy. Peter would disappear to the kitchen for a bit and then appear with simple dishes to share that were so delicious. This salad stood out to me and Peter told me the recipe which I put to memory.
I make this so often to have as a side or with some toast for a light meal. It is absolutely delicious served with pan-fried salmon and a little extra dressing.
150g baby spinach leaves
6 rashes of bacon, sliced and pan-fried until crispy
1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted
1/3 cup Greek yoghurt
1/3 cup whole egg mayonnaise
1 small clove garlic, crushed
Arrange the spinach, bacon and almonds on a platter.
In a small bowl stir the yoghurt, mayonnaise and garlic together until combined. Dollop over the salad and serve.