2975. SPINACH, CHICKPEA and BACON BRUSCHETTA

serves four


4 generous diagonal slices of ciabatta
3 cloves garlic
8 slices back bacon, grilled
200 grams chick peas
150 grams young spinach leaves
2 tablespoons crème fraiche
salt
pepper

Halve one clove of garlic and rub it around the edges of the ciabatta slices, brush with olive oil and grill to golden. Top each with two slices of grilled bacon. Peel, crush and finely chop the other cloves and place in a saucepan with the crème fraiche, place over a very low heat for a few minutes to infuse. Add the chick peas to the pan with seasoning and warm through. Finally, turn up the heat and add the spinach leaves. As soon as they wilt, remove from the heat and spoon over the ciabatta and bacon. Serve.


bacon recipe courtesy of: Riverford Farm Shop, Staverton, Totnes, TQ9 6AF UK

2886. BACON-WRAPPED HAKE with thinly-sliced POTATOES

serves four


800 grams potatoes, thinly sliced
250 ml fish stock1 bunch spring onions4 pieces hake fillets, 150g each200 grams bacon rashers1 chilli, chopped1 garlic clove, crushed1 bunch fresh rosemary?Preheat oven to 180°C. Place sliced potatoes with fish stock, spring onions, chilli and garlic in a large baking dish. Bake for 25-30 minutes until almost cooked through and crispy on top. Wrap hake in bacon, using a sprig of rosemary to secure. Place hake on top of potatoes. Return to oven for 15-20 minutes or until fish is cooked through and bacon is crispy.??bacon recipe courtesy of: Pick n Pay, Africa

Bacon & Cheese Potato Nachos!

I just love the concept of this – and it doesn’t get any better than this. Cumin, chili powder, jalapeno peppers and bacon. Add a touch of sour cream and/or some ranch and you’re set! VIA: http://www.ohbiteit.com/2012/08/bacon-cheese-potato-nachos.html Fantastic website – BTW. For additional cooking and assembly instructions, please visit: http://www.ohbiteit.com/2012/08/bacon-cheese-potato-nachos.html ?

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