Smoked Bacon & Salmon Wrap with Arugula and Mustard Mayo

Smoked Bacon & Salmon Wrap with Arugula and Mustard Mayo

This was done from the perspective of someone who loves Bacon…not me. Bacon is alright, but I don’t go nuts over it. It’s too unhealthy to be a reusable ingredient but I caved. Again.

When we made this, we were listening to Bill Burr, a foul-mouthed comic who offers a Monday Morning Podcast that will have you in tears. SEE: Bill Burr on Conan and World War Z Rant.

So if great food is made with love, what do you get with great food made with humor?


Smoked Bacon & Salmon Wrap with Arugula and Mustard Mayo

What I Used:

Salmon Fillets. Smoked Bacon [4 strips or however many you please]. Flat Bread [Whole Wheat or Otherwise]. Dijon Mustard. Light Mayo. Arugula. Baby Carrots. Tomatoes. Cabbage [shredded]. Basil.

What I Did:

I long-sliced 1/2 cup Baby Carrots, 1/2 cup chopped Tomatoes and set aside 2 cups of the Shredded Cabbage. Then I rinsed, pat-dried and chopped my Salmon  into ~1″ pieces. How to make a bacon salmon burritoNext, I sliced 4 strips of Bacon, 1/2″ thick and tossed them into a dry pan with the Salmon. With Bacon present, there is no need to pre-heat oil in the pan. None.

Note: If you prefer you bacon crisp, add it in first and let it cook for a few minutes before adding the Salmon. Sort of like giving it a head start. The longer it cooks, the crispier.

When the Bacon & Salmon were just about cooked, I turned the heat off, spooned them into a bowl and set them aside. In the same skillet, I added the Cabbage, Tomatoes, Carrots & crushed Black Pepper.

Let it cook for about 5 mins to allow the carrots to soften a bit.

Note: The Mustard Mayo will be inherently salted, so you feel free to add salt in your veggies, but you won’t need much.

When the carrots could be easily penetrated by a fork, I added the Cilantro and Salmon/Bacon mixture then tossed them all around, letting them integrate and finish cooking. ~3 mins.

The Mustard Mayo is a 1:1 ratio…very simple: 1 tbsp Dijon Mustard mixed with 1 tbsp Light Mayo/Vegan Mayo/Miracle Whip [you get the idea]…

Mustard MayoFinally, I spread the Mustard Mayo on the flatbread, added a handful of Arugula with my Smoked Bacon/Salmon mix and there you have it.

How to make Smoked Bacon & Salmon Wrap with Arugula and Mustard Mayo


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