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       Title: Warm mashed potato and bacon salad
  Categories: Side dish, Vegetables
       Yield: 4 servings
 
   1 1/2 lb Potatoes, cut in 1 chunks
       3 tb Garlic, thickly sliced
       1 c  Chicken broth
       3 sl Bacon, thickly sliced, cutup
       3 tb Olive oil
     3/4 ts Salt
     1/2 ts Pepper
       1 tb Red-wine vinegar
       1 ts Dijon mustard
       4 c  Escarole lettuce, cut in
            Bite sized pieces
       1 sm Red onion, thinly sliced
 
   Put potatoes and garlic in medium sized saucepan.  Add chicken broth
   and enough cold water to cover.  Cover and cook 10-12 min until
   potatoes are tender.
 
   Meanwhile, fry bacon in heavy skillet till crisp; drain on paper
   towels
 
   Remove and reserve 3/4 cup potato cooking liquid.  Drain potatoes and
   garlic well in a colander.
 
   Return to pot and stir 1-2 min over medium heat till potatoes are dry.
 
   Mash potatoes and garlic, adding reserved cooking liquid, 2 tbs of the
   oil, 1/2 tsp of salt and 1/4 tsp of pepper.
 
   In a cup, with a fork, mix remaining 1 tbs oil, the vinegar, mustard,
   1/4 tsp *each* salt and pepper.
 
   Put escarole, onions and bacon in a large serving bowl.  Add dressing
   and toss to coat.  Mound potatoes on salad and serve immediately.
 
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