In the spring you can still buy fresh beans in supermarkets, which allows you to prepare a delicious bean salad with bacon. Ideal when the weather is nice and a wonderful barbecue evening awaits you ahead. The salad is fragrant and goes well with grilled meats and sausages.
Ingredients for bean salad with bacon
- 500 g of fresh beans
- 1 onion
- 125 g bacon or diced ham
- 1 tbsp savory
- 4 tbsp olive oil
- 3 pinch of pepper
- 3.5 tablespoons cognac vinegar
- ¾ Ch / k salt
- 1 clove of garlic
- A little salt to prepare the beans
Prepare bean salad with bacon
Fresh beans are first washed in cold water, then the top and stem of the bean are cut. It means the beginning and the end of the bean. Now add about 2.5 liters of water with a little salt and when it boils add the beans and savory and simmer the beans for about 10 minutes while it is still al dente. Now the beans are soaked in cold water, firstly, not to continue cooking and secondly, to maintain a beautiful green color. You can now halve the length of the bean or cut it in half to make it fit better in the fork and mouth later. The bacon is briefly boiled in a pan as shown in the picture.
Now you can cut the onion into small cubes, press the garlic and place it with the bacon and other ingredients in a salad bowl and mix well.
Now add the beans. Stir well again and let the salad simmer for at least an hour. The better the night, the longer the bean salad with bacon, the better it tastes!