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Bacon and corn potato salad

Recipe from Just Cooking in association with Fresh Living


Just Cooking

BBC Lifestyle


• 250g streaky bacon, chopped
• 2 mielies
• 1kg baby potatoes, boiled until tender, cooled
• 1 bunch spring onions, chopped
• Handful parsley, chopped
• Bunch chives, snipped
• Large handful rocket leaves


• ¼ cup (60ml) cup olive oil
• 2 tbsp (30ml) tangy mayonnaise
• 2 tbsp (30ml) full-cream yoghurt
• 1 heaped tbsp (20ml) Dijon mustard
• Juice of 1 lemon
• 1 fat clove garlic, crushed
• Pinch sugar
• Salt and milled pepper

Preparation method

  1. Slow fry bacon until crisp. Set aside.
  2. Braai or griddle mielies to blister. Remove corn from cobs.
  3. Halve potatoes and toss with corn.
  4. Mix spring onion, parsley and chives with potatoes and corn.
  5. Whisk dressing ingredients together, and drizzle over salad.
  6. Top salad with bacon and rocket, and serve warm or at room temperature.