Defeat Diabetes

< 1 min read

Feeling particularly hungry? Add some extra bacon or soft boiled eggs. Fetta is a great way to get some extra salt in your diet which will help keep your sodium levels in a healthy range.

Dr Brukners Bacon, Feta and Avo Salad

Dr Brukner's Bacon, Fetta and Avo Salad

Serve this as a main meal in the warmer months, or have it on hand at your next barbecue.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Meal Type Lunch
Servings 4 People
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, (plus 1 tsp extra)
  • 175 g bacon rashers, roughly chopped
  • 100 g salad leaves, mixed
  • 1 Lebanese cucumber, sliced
  • red capsicum, deseeded and sliced
  • ½ avocado, ripe one; sliced
  • ½ tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 20 g fetta cheese, crumbed
  • Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a large non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat. Cook bacon for 2–3 minutes each side or until golden and crisp.
  • Combine salad leaves, cucumber, capsicum and avocado in a large bowl.
  • Whisk the olive oil and balsamic in a small bowl until well combined.
  • Add dressing to salad and gently toss to combine. Serve topped with crumbled fetta.
Nutrition (per serve)
Net Carbs: 4.8gProtein: 12.4gFat: 29.4gFiber: 3.8g
Keyword Avocado, Bacon, Fetta Cheese

Related articles

9 things the Australian government could do to reduce the type 2 diabetes burden
Dr Brukner’s plea to the 2023 Australian Parliamentary Inquiry into Diabetes
What’s the link between type 2 diabetes, sodium, magnesium and potassium?
By Defeat Diabetes

< 1 min read

Top tips to stay low carb when travelling
By Defeat Diabetes

2 mins read

Our Low Carb Baking eCookbook is here!
3 in 4 patients achieve type 2 diabetes remission within first year of diagnosis

Join Australia's first doctor-led, evidence-based program transforming the lives of those with pre-diabetes, type 2 diabetes and other chronic conditions.

  • Deep-dive lessons
  • Video masterclasses
  • Easy-to-read articles
  • 250+ low carb recipes
  • Weekly meal plans
  • Community support