SPINACH BREAKFAST SALAD & CINNAMON TOAST CROUTONS

Ellen Bales

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This tasty recipe came from A Spicy Perspective website and is much easier than it looks at first glance. This will please just about everyone in the family, even the pickiest eaters.
Photo from: aspicyperspective.com/...veaway.html


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Serves:

6

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

CINNAMON TOAST CROUTONS

6 c
french bread cubes
3 Tbsp
melted butter
1/4 c
sugar
1 tsp
cinnamon
pinch
salt

MAPLE VINAIGRETTE

1/4 c
pure maple syrup
1/4 c
vegetable oil
1 Tbsp
apple cider vinegar
2 tsp
dijon mustard
1/2 tsp
salt
pepper to taste

BREAKFAST SALAD

1 c
candied nuts
3/4 c
dried cherries
12 oz
bacon, cooked and crumbled
6 c
packed baby spinach
12
eggs, prepared to order

Directions Step-By-Step

1
For the cinnamon toast croutons: preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lay the bread cubes out on a rimmed baking sheet. Mix the melted butter, sugar, cinnamon and salt together and drizzle over the bread cubes. Toss and bake for 5 - 10 minutes until toasted.
2
For the maple vinaigrette: whisk all the ingredients together until smooth. Set aside.
3
Cook and drain the bacon.
4
Prepare the eggs to your liking--scrambled, poached, sunny-side-up.
5
Prepare each salad plate with a heaping cup of baby spinach, topped with cinnamon toast croutons, candied nuts, dried cherries, and crumbled bacon. Then top each with 1-2 eggs and drizzle with maple vinaigrette.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy