Stir-Fried Garlic Stems with Bacon

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Once you've discovered garlic stems, you'll never look back. The following recipe, which takes about 10 minutes to make is utterly delicious. The bacon adds a fabulous umami kick to the sweet, pungent garlic and with rice, it's just about a meal in itself.

Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 5 minutes
Makes: 4 servings

250g garlic stems, cut into 4 cm pieces
3 slices bacon, thicky sliced
3 tbsp cooking oil
1/2 tsp sesame oil

Heat oil in a frying pan over high heat and add the bacon, stir a few times to separate the pieces.

Add the garlic stems and stir-fry until they are just tender and starting to wrinkle, adding salt to taste.

Remove from heat and stir in sesame oil. Serve.

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