SPINACH BREAKFAST SALAD & CINNAMON TOAST CROUTONS

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

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

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
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

Step-By-Step

1For 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.
2For the maple vinaigrette: whisk all the ingredients together until smooth. Set aside.
3Cook and drain the bacon.
4Prepare the eggs to your liking--scrambled, poached, sunny-side-up.
5Prepare 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