Bacon, Swiss Chard and Egg Salad Croissant

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  • Farm fresh local eggs
  • Farm fresh local baby white swiss chard
  • Farm fresh local red onion
  • Celery
  • Farm fresh local radish
  • Farm fresh local flat leaf parsley
  • Farm fresh local bacon, cooked
  • Local olive oil
  • Local cherry honey mustard
  • Salt and pepper
  • Farm fresh local croissant


Place metal steamer basket in a medium metal saucepan with two cups water on medium high heat. Bring water to a simmer, add four eggs to steamer basket, cover and cook on medium low for ten minutes. Flip eggs over, cover and cook for an additional ten minutes on low heat. Remove steamer basket from suacepan, letting eggs cool. Peel eggs, slice in half, chop eggs and place in a glass mixing bowl. Remove stems from one half cup baby white swiss chard, chiffonade and add to glass mixing bowl. Chop one half cup red onion, one half cup celery, one half cup radishes and add to glass mixing bowl. Remove stems from one half cup flat leaf parsley, mince parsley and add to glass mixing bowl. Mince one half cup bacon and add to glass mixing bowl. Stir egg salad and gently fold in two tablespoons olive oil, two tablespoons cherry honey mustard, stir and season with salt and pepper to taste. Slice four croissants in half and spread one cup egg salad on bottom of croissant and spread one teaspoon cherry honey mustard on top of croissant and enjoy!