Recipe July 2013: Salad with beetroot, orange, bacon and caraway – served warm

Welcome to my July recipe. Beetroot is just coming in to season and is delicious both hot and cold. I will be using beetroot at the forthcoming farmers market in Kirkcaldy. I am also at the fringe by the sea in North Berwick Friday 9th August.

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What you will need

  • 300g boiled peeled beetroot.
  • 1 tbsp Summer Harvest rapeseed oil.
  • 4 rashers of streaky bacon.
  • 2 tsp caraway seeds.
  • Clove of garlic crushed to a pulp.
  • Juice and zest of an orange.
  • 1 tsp brown sugar.
  • 3 oranges peeled and sliced.
  • Salt and black pepper.

How to cook

  1. Slice the beetroots into about four then cut the slices into chunky batons.
  2. Cut the bacon into thin lardons.
  3. Heat a pan and add the oil, when hot fry the bacon until lightly browned and set aside.
  4. Add the caraway seeds and stir for a few minutes.
  5. Reduce the heat and stir in the garlic and add the sugar and orange, just bring to a boil.
  6. Add the beetroots, warm through and add the oranges slices, remove from heat season and gently mix through.
  7. Serve on four plates with the bacon strewn on the top.

 

 

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