Spinach & Bacon Salad W/ Hot Bacon Dressing

Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

My Gram used to make this all the time...brings back so many memories...enjoy!

This recipe can easily be halved.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

3/4 lb
bacon, cooked and crumbled
1/2 c
green onions, sliced - green tops too
2 Tbsp
flour
salt
& pepper to taste
1/3 c
red wine vinegar
1 1/2 tsp
sugar
1 c
beef or chicken broth
2 c
fresh sliced mushrooms
8 c
fresh spinach leaves - torn
a few
hard boiled eggs, chopped are also great in this salad - optional
fried
onions - like durkee , crumbles

Step-By-Step

1In a medium sized skillet, cook bacon until crisp, when finished, drain on paper towels, then crumble. Reserve 1/4 cup bacon grease.

Place torn spinach and mushrooms in a large serving bowl and toss. Set aside.
2Place reserved bacon grease back into the same pan as you fried the bacon. Over medium heat, cook the green onions until tender.
3Stir in the flour and cook an additional minute.
4Pour in the chicken broth, vinegar, sugar - cook until slightly thicken, won't take long.
5Now, pour the hot dressing over the spinach - tossing to coat well. Sprinkle on the crumbled bacon and french fried onions if using. Salt and pepper to taste...
6Enjoy!!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American