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Hot Salad with Bean and Kefalotyri | Charalambides Christis

George Erotokritou
Suitable for vegetarians
November 24, 2021

Hot salad with Barba Stathis beands, grated Kefalotyri Charalambidies Christis, bacon, roasted sesame and mustard vinaigrette!

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For the salad

  • 1 package Barba Stathis Beans
  • 3 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 150g. Bacon (sliced)
  • 100g. grate Kefalotyri Charalambidis Christis
  • Slightly roasted sesame black and white
  • Salt & Pepper

For Vinaigrette

  • 1 tablespoon Mustard
  • 1 tablespoon Mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon Honey
  • 50 ml Vinegar (from white wine)
  • 100 ml Olive oil
  • 200 ml Sunflower oil
  • Salt & Pepper


For Vinaigrette

  1. In a bowl put the mustard, honey, mayonnaise, vinegar, salt, pepper and mix with a whisk.
  2. While stirring, slowly add the olive oil and then the sunflower oil.
  3. If the vinaigrette thickens too much, dilute it with a little water.

For the hot salad

  1. Boil the beans according to the instructions on the package. When they are ready, drain them and cool them with plenty of cold water and keep them aside.
  2. In a non-stick pan, put the bacon on low heat until crispy. When it is ready, transfer it to absorbent paper and keep it aside.
  3. Transfer the pan to the heat and pour in the olive oil. Turn up the heat and lightly sauté the beans, and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Transfer the beans to a plate, pour the crispy bacon and the zest from the kefalotyri on top.
  5. Finally, add the vinaigrette and the roasted sesame, then serve.
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