Bacon-Mustard Salad Dressing
Need A mixture of brown sugar, garlic clove, pepper, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so scrumptious. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 20 minutes. If you like this recipe, take a look at these similar recipes: Warm Potato Salad with Bacon-Mustard Dressing, Spinach Salad with Mozzarella, Pears, Pine Nuts and a Warm Honey, Mustard and Bacon Dressing, and Hot Bacon-Mustard Dressing.
In a nonstick skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp.
Remove with a slotted spoon to drain on paper towels.
Add orange juice to the drippings; stir to loosen browned bits from pan.
Place the remaining ingredients in a blender or food processor; add orange juice mixture and bacon. Cover and process until smooth. Store in the refrigerator.
Recommended wine: Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Gruener Veltliner
Salad works really well with Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, and Gruener Veltliner. Sauvignon Blanc and Gruner Veltliner both have herby notes that complement salads with enough acid to match tart vinaigrettes, while a Chardonnay can be a good pick for creamy salad dressings. The Willamette Valley Vineyards Dijon Clone Chardonnay with a 4.8 out of 5 star rating seems like a good match. It costs about 22 dollars per bottle.
Willamette Valley Vineyards Dijon Clone ChardonnayThe nose opens with aromas of lemon, pear, hazelnut and honey. The bouquet moves into a creamy medium-bodied sip offering flavors of orange, sweet cream, vanilla, caramel and clove. Balancing acidity leaves the wine refreshing, with a lingering finish and ideal for food pairing.Pair with rich seafood dishes like grilled shrimp or seafood scampi, chicken pot pie or creamy soups, rice or potato dishes, fresh salads with vinaigrettes and hard cheeses like aged white cheddar.