Bacon Collar with Mash & Autumn Vegetable Slaw

Treat yourself with this mouth-watering dinner


  • 1.50 kg bacon collar
  • 1 onion
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 bay leaf
  • ingredients for the mash:
  • potatoes
  • milk
  • cream
  • butter
  • freshly grated nutmeg
  • salt and pepper
  • ingredients for the slaw:
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 red onion
  • 3 sticks celery
  • 0.50 fennel bulb
  • 0.50 raw beetroot
  • 150 ml vinaigrette (basic vinaigrette is 3 parts sunflower oil, 1 part olive oil, 1 part vinegar, mustard and honey)


  1. Method for the Bacon: Place bacon, onion, carrot, bay leaf and peppercorns in a large pot and cover well with water.
  2. Bring to the boil then reduce to a simmer and cook for 1.5 to 2 hours until a knife can be inserted without too much resistance.
  3. Method for the Mash: To make the soft mash, prepare mash as usual but be more generous with the cream and butter to achieve a rich and soft mash.
  4. Method for the Slaw: For the slaw thinly slice all the vegetables and dress with vinaigrette and season.
  5. Allow to infuse for 20 – 30 minutes.


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