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Crunchy Jerusalem artichoke salad with peas and bacon

Crunchy Jerusalem artichoke salad with peas and bacon

Combining classic flavours with exciting new one – our recipe for Crunchy Jerusalem artichoke salad with peas and bacon is an elegant dish that will introduce the traditional combination of peas and bacon to the crunchy artichokes and savoury cumin. This cheerful gathering is bound to bring joy to your table.

4 persons
Vegetable Salty

ingredients

  • 150 g bacon in small cubes

Jerusalem artichoke salad

  • 450 g jerusalem artichokes in small cubes
  • 200 g peas
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • 200 g baby spinach leaves
  • ½ tsp coarse salt

Sour cream dressing

  • 1½ dl crème fraîche 30%
  • ¼ tsp coarse salt
  • freshly ground peppers

preparation

1. Fry the bacon cubes in a cold sauté pan for 3 min. over a high heat. Reduce the heat and continue cooking for another 5 min. or so over a medium heat. Drain the bacon on absorbent paper – keep 1 tbsp of the grease in the frying pan.

2. For the Jerusalem artichoke salad: Heat the grease in the sauté pan and sauté 300 g of the Jerusalem artichokes for about 2 min. Add the peas, 150 g spinach, cumin and salt and sauté for another approx. 2 min. Season to taste.

3. For the sour cream dressing: Lightly whip the sour cream, salt and freshly ground black pepper.

4. Arrange the last of the spinach leaves on a serving dish. Stir the raw Jerusalem artichoke cubes into the warm salad and arrange on the fresh spinach. Sprinkle with bacon and hemp seeds and serve immediately with toasted bread and sour cream dressing.