Amy Marie's Spinach Salad W/warm Bacon Vinaigrette Recipe

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Amy Marie's Spinach Salad w/Warm Bacon Vinaigrette

Matthew Peterson

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@pete76cj7

This recipe is a amalgamation of several recipes. I really rolled the dice on this one and came out lucky. My sister in law loved it, and requested it, so here you go Amy. Enjoy!


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Rating:

Serves:

6

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Pan Fry

Ingredients

4 oz
baby spinach(per salad)
1
egg, hard boiled(per salad)
4-6
thin red onion slices(per salad)
10 slice
hickory smoked bacon(1pkg)
1 1/2 c
unfiltered apple cider vinegar
1 c
brown sugar
1/2 c
shallots
2 Tbsp
dijon mustard
1 Tbsp
honey
1/4 c
rendered bacon fat
2 clove
minced garlic
1 Tbsp
black pepper
1/4 c
evoo
1/4 c
water

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Before you start your dressing have 4 ounces of salad ready in each bowl of salad that you intend to serve to your guests. Also have the hard boiled egg & Red Onion sliced and read to top your salad as soon as the dressing is done.
2
Diced and fry bacon very crispy in a large tall frying pan. Reserve render fat. let cool. Set Bacon aside.
3
In the same pan heat 1/4 cup bacon fat, 1/4 c EVOO and shallots. Saute' on medium heat until translucent. Add garlic and saute' for 1 minute.
4
Add Vinegar, Water, Brown Sugar, Black Pepper, Mustard, and Honey. Reduce until thick. use cornstarch slurry if needed. ( Saute' until no longer cloudy if slurry is needed.)
5
Right before Serving add the fried bacon pieces to the dressing. Quickly fold them in and serve.
6
Pour hot dressing of top of each of the salads. This recipe is enough to make about 6 small salads. Top with egg and onion then enjoy!

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American