Green Bean Salad with Bacon and Pineapple

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Green Bean Salad with Bacon and Pineapple is a fun salad for lunch or dinner.  It would be great to take to a picnic or potluck.

 

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I made this salad with fresh pineapple, but you could use canned if you didn’t have any fresh.  Other fun additions could be red bell pepper or toasted sliced almonds.  If you added grilled chicken, you could make it a meal.

If you make this salad, try to use a bacon that doesn’t have nitrates and nitrites.  I buy Trader Joe’s Uncured Applewood Smoked Bacon so it doesn’t have those chemicals added to it.  It’s the only way I can justify eating real bacon.  I cut all of the big pieces of fat off before I cook it and that makes me feel better too.  It’s actually pretty healthy for bacon.

I shared this recipe with Slightly Indulgent Tuesday at Simply Sugar and Gluten Free, The Hearth and Soul Hop at 21st Century Housewife, Fat Tuesday at Real Food Forager, Gluten Free Wednesdays at The Gluten Free Homemaker, Real Food Wednesday at Kelly The Kitchen Kop, Allergy Free Wednesdays at The Tasty Alternative, Full Plate Thursday at Miz Helen’s Country Cottage, Foodie Friday at Rattlebridge Farm

 

I love green beans because they can go so many different flavor directions.

Here are some of the other green bean salad recipes that I have posted in the past:

 

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Green Bean Salad with Artichoke Hearts and Olives

 

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Four Bean Salad

 

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Green Bean and Fennel Salad with Dried Blueberries and Blue Cheese

 

 

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6 Responses to Green Bean Salad with Bacon and Pineapple
  1. April @ The 21st Century Housewife
    April 26, 2013 | 9:15 am

    All of your salads look so delicious, and I love the Green Bean Salad with Bacon and Pineapple. What a lovely combination of ingredients and I really like the vinaigrette too.

  2. Miz Helen
    April 26, 2013 | 1:50 pm

    Hi Andrea,
    I just love the combination of flavor for this salad.
    Your recipe is fabulous and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday. Have a great weekend and come back soon!
    Miz Helen

  3. Andrea
    April 26, 2013 | 6:45 pm

    Thank you so much April! I had fun thinking of this combination of ingredients!

  4. Andrea
    April 26, 2013 | 6:47 pm

    Thank you Miz Helen!

  5. Linda
    April 30, 2013 | 3:15 pm

    You can’t go wrong when you add bacon and pineapple. This looks delicious!

  6. Andrea
    April 30, 2013 | 7:24 pm

    Thank you Linda!

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