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Bacon Avocado Salad

Yields1 Serving

Bacon Avocado salad inside of avocado

 3 Strips of bacon
 1 medium avocado peeled, pitted
 ½ cup spring mix
 ½ small white onion cut into rings, keep intact
 ½ cup black berries, halved
 2 tbsp mayonaise
 salt & pepper to taste
1

Preheat oven to 350F

BACON AVOCADO SALAD ingredients

2

In a baking pan lined with parchment paper, place bacon strips about 1 inch apart.
Cook bacon until crispy, approximately 10 - 12 minutes.

Bacon Pan with with bacon

3

When the bacon strips are done cooking, let them cool down at room temperature for few minutes then cut them into small pieces

4

In a small skillet, heat 2 tbsp of vegetable oil on medium-high heat.
Quickly sear white onion rings, approximately 30 seconds for each side.
Set them aside for later use.

5

Place the avocado halves on a small plate, cut side up. Stuff spring mix on top of the avocado.
Followed by seared onion rings, blackberry, and pieces of crispy bacon.

6

Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste. Then slather the mayonnaise on top of the salad.

7

Serve immediately.

Two plates of Bacon avocado salad

What else can I add on this salad but still keep it keto friendly?
8

If you want more protein, pick fatty cuts of meat such as steak, chicken, pork, and turkey. Try to steer clear of high sodium processed meats like sausages. Walnuts, almonds, chia seeds, eggs are all great options. They are high in protein with zero carbs.

I don't like mayonnaise, what can I substitute it with?
9

Other keto-friendly dairy products include full-fat ricotta cheese, sour cream, and whole-milk, plain Greek yogurt.

I see avocados and berries in the recipe, aren't all fruits not keto friendly?
10

Most fruits are too carb-heavy for the keto diet.
However, some berries (blackberries, blueberries, and raspberries) and avocado (high in monounsaturated fat) are good additions to the diet. Just don't overuse it.

How can I keep avocado from turning brown?
11

You can squeeze a little lemon juice or lime juice on the flesh of the avocado, then put it into an airtight container to keep it from turning brown for hours.