Pancetta Caesar Salad


  • 100g DON® Pancetta
  • ½ French bread stick
  • 20ml olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 egg
  • ⅓ cup French dressing
  • 2 tsp French mustard
  • 2 anchovy fillets (optional)
  • 4 cups torn cos lettuce leaves
  • 2 cups crisp spinach leaves
  • ¼ cup Parmesan, shaved

Pancetta Caesar Salad

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  1. Sauté the DON® Pancetta in a frying pan until crisp. Dry on absorbent paper towel.
  2. For the garlic croutons, preheat oven to 200°C. Cut the French bread stick into 1cm cubes. Mix the olive oil and garlic and brush over the bread.
  3. Place on a baking tray and bake for 15 minutes until lightly golden, turning once during cooking.
  4. For the dressing, boil the egg for 1 1/2 minutes, peel and mash. Combine the egg with the French dressing, mustard and anchovy fillets in a food processor and blend until smooth.
  5. Combine the lettuce, spinach, and dressing and toss lightly. Finish with Parmesan, garlic croutons and crispy DON® Pancetta.