Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence
Avocado Salad with Lemon, Bacon and Watercress
Total:
25 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
25 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 4 slices bacon
  • 3 avocados, halved and pitted
  • 1/2 bunch watercress, stems trimmed
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

Directions

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

Lay the bacon in a saute pan and bake for 15 minutes, until crispy. Transfer the bacon to a plate lined with paper towels and let it drain for a couple of minutes.

Scoop out each half of the avocado using an oversized spoon and arrange on a platter. Scatter the watercress over the avocado and crumble the bacon over the top. Drizzle with the lemon juice and olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Papaya Avocado Salad

Recipe courtesy of Michael Chiarello

Avocado Grapefruit Salad

Avocado and Papaya Salad

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Mango and Avocado Salad

Crab and Avocado Salad

Recipe courtesy of Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos

Avocado and Edamame Salad

Recipe courtesy of Bal Arneson

Avocado and Red Bean Salad

Recipe courtesy of Siba Mtongana

Cooking Tips

How to Poach Eggs Perfectly

Watch videos from Cooking Channel shows and chefs. Learn to prepare feature recipes and relive your favorite moments

On TV

Belly Up!

7am | 6c

Belly Up!

7:30am | 6:30c

Belly Up!

8am | 7c

Belly Up!

8:30am | 7:30c

Belly Up!

9am | 8c

Belly Up!

9:30am | 8:30c

Cake Hunters

10am | 9c

Cake Hunters

10:30am | 9:30c

Cake Hunters

11am | 10c

Cake Hunters

11:30am | 10:30c

Cake Hunters

12pm | 11c

Cake Hunters

12:30pm | 11:30c

Cake Hunters

1pm | 12c

Cake Hunters

1:30pm | 12:30c

Donut Showdown

2:30pm | 1:30c

Donut Showdown

3:30pm | 2:30c

Sugar Showdown

4:30pm | 3:30c

Sugar Showdown

5:30pm | 4:30c

Sugar Showdown

6:30pm | 5:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Cupcake Wars

8pm | 7c

Cake Hunters

10pm | 9c

Cake Hunters

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Cupcake Wars

12am | 11c

Cupcake Wars

1am | 12c

Cake Hunters

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c