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Smoked Salmon, Bacon & Pesto Salad

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Smoked Salmon, Bacon & Pesto Salad

Course: Salad
Keyword: dairy-free, gluten-free, grain-free, pork, seafood
Calorie: 400-500, Under 450
Protein: 21-30g, Over 20g
Fiber: 5-10g
Calories: 449kcal


  • 1 Garlic (clove)
  • 1/2 cup Basil Leaves (packed)
  • 2 tbsps Nutritional Yeast
  • 1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 1/2 tbsps Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 tsp Sea Salt
  • 8 leaves Romaine (roughly chopped)
  • 1/4 cup Radishes (sliced)
  • 4 slices Bacon, Cooked (chopped)
  • 3 1/2 ozs Smoked Salmon
  • 1 tbsp Chives (chopped)


  • In a blender or food processor, add the garlic, basil, nutritional yeast, olive oil, lemon juice and sea salt. Process until smooth. Set aside.
  • In a bowl, add the chopped romaine. Top with radishes, bacon, smoked salmon and chives. Drizzle the pesto on top and enjoy!


  • Leftovers

    Refrigerate the salad and pesto in separate airtight containers for up to three days.
  • More Flavor

    Add chili flakes on top for spice.
  • Additional Toppings

    Top with sliced avocado.
  • No Pork

    Use turkey bacon instead.
  • No Chives

    Omit completely or use another fresh herb on top such as dill or parsley.


Serving: 2g | Calories: 449kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 37g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 1027mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 10431IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 77mg | Iron: 3mg

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