Avocado, Chicken and Bacon Chopped Salad

This Avocado, Chicken, and Bacon Chopped Salad Recipe combine all the ingredients you love into one healthy salad recipe. Avocados, chicken, bacon, and tomatoes come together in this fresh and delicious salad recipe that offers avocado nutrients while giving amazing flavor. This is sure to be one of the best salad recipes you will try.

These days you will find avocado readily in grocery stores all over North America. The popular fruit is a great addition to salads, guacamole recipes, and on top of toast. The trick to avocados is purchasing them when they are perfectly ripe. Avocados that are too hard will need to be ripened further which can be done on a countertop, and for avocados that are perfectly ripe, you can place in a refrigerator until ready to use. An avocado that is too soft will often be overripe and not good for recipes. The avocado is a tree that is native to Mexico and Central America. Avocados are commercially valuable and are cultivated in tropical and Mediterranean climates in locations throughout the world. Avocados have a green-skinned, fleshy body that may be pear-shaped, egg-shaped, or spherical. Commercially, they ripen after harvesting. Avocados are a rich source of B vitamins and vitamin K and dietary fiber, with good amounts of vitamin C and vitamin E, and lesser amounts of iron and calcium. About 75 percent of an avocados energy comes from monosaturated fat as oleic acid.

Bacon is always a good addition to salad recipes as it offers some protein some crunchy and crispiness to the recipe. Bacon is a popular meat product that is prepared from the meat of a pig and is usually cured. Bacon is first cured by using large quantities of salt, either in a brine recipe or by dry packing. Fresh bacon can also be dried further for weeks or months in cold air, or can be boiled or smoked. Fresh and dried bacon recipes are most often cooked before eating. One of the most popular ways of cooking bacon is by frying. Another smart way to cook bacon is by putting it on top of a cooling rack placed over a baking sheet into an oven. The bacon grease in this method of cooking drips to the pan, and you are left with crispy, perfect bacon. Boiled bacon is a ready to eat version, as is some smoked bacon, but may be cooked further before eating. Bacon can be eaten smoked, fried, boiled, baked, or grilled and also eaten on its own, as a side dish or used as an ingredient to flavor recipes. American bacon recipes can include flavorings such as honey, red pepper, maple, brown sugar, molasses, and occasionally cinnamon. Bacon can vary in saltiness and sweetness and may come from the Ozarks, New England, and the upper South states such as North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee and Virginia.

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