Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing

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Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing
Makes: 4  servings Prep 25 mins Stand 35 mins


For Dressing:
  • 5 slices bacon
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons  finely chopped shallot
  • 1/2 cup  red wine vinegar
  • 1 - 2 tablespoons  honey mustard, to taste
For Salad:
  • 8 cups  fresh spinach leaves, stems removed
  • 1 8 ounce package white button mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced


Make dressing::

1. In a skillet, cook bacon over medium heat, turning once, until crisp and golden brown, about 9 min. Transfer bacon to a plate lined with paper towels to drain; crumble and reserve for salad. Leaving 2 tbsp fat in skillet, heat over medium-high heat and add shallot; cook, stirring occasionally, 2 minutes. Whisk in vinegar and mustard, scraping up browned bits from bottom of skillet; season with salt and pepper. Bring to a simmer, then remove from heat.

Make salad::

2. In a large bowl, toss together spinach, mushroom, onion and reserved bacon. Pour dressing over salad and toss to combine. Serve warm. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts

  • Servings Per Recipe 4
  • cal.(kcal)160,
  • Fat, total(g)11,
  • chol.(mg)17,
  • sat. fat(g)4,
  • carb.(g)8,
  • fiber(g)2,
  • pro.(g)7,
  • sodium(mg)589,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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