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.


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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

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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.

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2Place reserved bacon grease back into the same pan as you fried the bacon. Over medium heat, cook the green onions until tender.

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3Stir in the flour and cook an additional minute.

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4Pour in the chicken broth, vinegar, sugar - cook until slightly thicken, won't take long.

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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...

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6Enjoy!!

About this Recipe

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