Spinach Bacon Salad with Warm Dressing

Pauline Greenwood

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@SugarCookie

my family has been serving this on holidays for years!


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Stove Top

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
This is a classic dish and a terrific recipe. If you haven't tried it yet, I highly recommend serving it with your next meal!

Ingredients

1 pkg
spinach, 10 ounces
1/4 lb
mushrooms, thinly sliced
1 small
red onion
8 slice
bacon, cut into 1 inch pieces
2 Tbsp
dijon mustard
2 tsp
sugar
2 tsp
red wine vinegar
1 tsp
worcestershire sauce
3 Tbsp
lemon juice

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Trim the spinach of coarse stems and blemished leaves, and wash.
2
Pat the spinach dry with paper toweling, tear into bite-size pieces, and put into a large serving bowl along with the mushrooms and onion.
3
Set aside.
4
Meanwhile, cook the bacon in a 12 inch skillet over moderately high heat until crisp -- about 5 minutes.
5
Drain on paper toweling and reserve.
6
Pour off all but 5 tablespoons of the drippings.
7
Reduce the heat to low.
8
Add the mustard, sugar, vinegar, worcestershire sauce and lemon juice to the drippings.
9
Stir to mix well.
10
Pour the dressing over the salad, crumble the bacon over it, and toss thoroughly.
11
Serve immediately.
12
Note: To make ahead, prepare the salad and dressing, but do not combine. Cover the salad with plastic food wrap and refrigerate. Before serving, heat dressing and toss with the salad.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Lettuce Salads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy