Sam Wood family favourites: Bacon & Mushroom Caesar salad

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Try this Bacon & Mushroom Caesar from 28 By Sam Wood. Photo: Supplied

Bacon & Mushroom Caesar

From 28 By Sam Wood

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 10 minutes

Serves 4


  • 8 free range eggs

  • 8 rashers bacon cut into 2cm pieces

  • 4 teaspoons olive oil (extra virgin)

  • 4 cups mushrooms (cup or button) sliced

  • 4 cups lettuce (cos, iceberg or butter) roughly shredded

  • 2 cucumber (Lebanese) cut into cubes

  • 6.0 tablespoons parmesan cheese shaved

For the dressing:

  • 4 teaspoons mustard (dijon)

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil (extra virgin)

  • salt & pepper


  1. Start by placing the eggs in a saucepan of cold water and bring to boil. Cook for 5-7 minutes, until hard boiled. Rinse under cold water and allow to cool before peeling.

  2. Cook the bacon in a frying pan, for 2-3 minutes on each side until golden and cooked through. Remove from the pan and set aside.

  3. In the same pan, add the olive oil and mushrooms and cook for around 5 minutes until softened

  4. In the meantime, add the lettuce, cucumber and shaved parmesan to a bowl.

  5. Add the bacon and once cooked add the mushrooms.

  6. Slice the boiled egg and also add this to the bowl.

  7. Create the dressing by combining the dijon mustard, olive oil, salt and pepper.

  8. Drizzle the dressing over the salad and serve.

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