Ardennes Salad

Ardennes Salad
Ardennes salad is made with potatoes, bacon, onions and cooked green salad.
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Last modified on: February 25th 2024

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For 4 people, you will need:
  • 1 potatoes 700 g potatoes
  • 2 belly (streaky) bacon 200 g belly (streaky) bacon
  • 3 onion 1 onion
  • 4 lettuce 300 g lettuce
  • 5 oil 1 tablespoon oil
  • 6 oil 3 tablespoons oil
  • 7 vinegar 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 8 salt salt
  • 9 pepper pepper
  • Total weight: 1,415 grams

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22 min.48 min.1 hour 10 min.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 20 min.
Ardennes Salad
Cook 700 g potatoes with the skin on.

If possible, use small potatoes, such as "rattes", which are better suited to this recipe.

Stage 2 - 10 min.
Ardennes Salad
Once cooked, peel and slice.

Set aside.

Stage 3 - 3 min.
Ardennes Salad
Cut 200 g belly (streaky) bacon into small pieces.

Set aside.

Stage 4 - 3 min.
Ardennes Salad
Prepare and chop 1 onion.

Set aside.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
Ardennes Salad
Prepare 300 g lettuce.

Note: I've used arugula here, but a simple green salad will do just as well.

Stage 6 - 7 min.
Ardennes Salad
In a frying pan over high heat, pour 1 tablespoon oil and when hot, add the lardons.

Grill to taste, then remove to a plate, keeping the cooking fat in the pan.

Stage 7 - 15 min.
Ardennes Salad
Return the pan to the heat, then pour in the potatoes, season with salt and stir.

Grill to taste, then remove withe the grilled bacon plate.

Stage 8 - 1 min.
Ardennes Salad
Return the pan to the heat, pour in 3 tablespoons oil and when hot, add the chopped onion.

Season with salt and pepper, and cook for 1 minute without browning.

Stage 9 - 1 min.
Ardennes Salad
Add the salad...

Stage 10 - 2 min.
Ardennes Salad
...and cook for 1 or 2 minutes, stirring constantly. The lettuce will "fall", i.e. become very tender, so add 2 tablespoons vinegar.

Stage 11 - 3 min.
Ardennes Salad
Add the potatoes and bacon, mix well, check the seasoning and leave to warm through.

Stage 12
Ardennes Salad
Your Ardennes salad is ready.
Bacon and potatoes can be prepared well in advance.

Serve as is, or with a dash of vinegar added at the last minute.
1 or 2 days in the fridge, protected by cling film.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,377 Kcal or 9,952 Kj37 gr149 gr181 gr
119 %14 %14 %27 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
168 Kcal or 703 Kj3 gr11 gr13 gr
8 %1 %1 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
594 Kcal or 2,487 Kj9 gr37 gr45 gr
30 %4 %4 %7 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Sulfites
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 5.00 €
  • Per person : 1.25 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
PotatoesPotatoes: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Avengers' potatoes, Gratin with Parmesan flavours, Boeuf (beef) bourguignon, Boulangère potatoes, Leek and potato soup, ... All
LettuceLettuce: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Green and red salad with sardines and eggs mimosa, Mixed salad, Chicken club sandwich, Salad greens and small omelette, Julia salad, ... All
Belly (streaky) baconBelly (streaky) bacon: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Hamburgers, Melt-in-the mouth meat and vegetables in a sealed casserole, Eggs Arsène, "Land and sea" kebabs, Chicken club sandwich, ... All
VinegarVinegar: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Quiche Lorraine, Chicken nems, Pan bagnat, Warm lentil salad, Rillettes stuffed mushrooms, ... All
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