SPINACH SALAD W/ BACON & BUTTERMILK DRESSING

1
Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

Another wonderfully healthy recipe from the Green Bean Delivery Company.
Photo: GBDC
09-15-15

Rating:

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Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 12 slice
    bacon
  • ½
    baguette (8 oz.) sliced into ½-inch cubes
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • ·
    salt and pepper
  • ½ c
    buttermilk
  • ½ c
    whole fat plain yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp
    cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp
    minced chives
  • 1 tsp
    fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 tsp
    minced basil leaves
  • 1 tsp
    minced parsley leaves
  • 1 c
    loosely packed baby spinach leaves
  • 1
    head romaine, chopped
  • 2 small
    tomatoes, cored and diced

How to Make SPINACH SALAD W/ BACON & BUTTERMILK DRESSING

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, fry the bacon; drain, cool, and then crumble into large pieces.
  2. To make croutons, toss baguette with oil and season with salt and pepper. Spread evenly on a baking sheet and bake in a preheated 375º oven until golden brown, tossing halfway through, 15 to 20 minutes.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together buttermilk, yogurt, vinegar, herbs; season with salt and pepper.
  4. Mix together baby spinach and chopped lettuce in a large salad bowl. Divide among 6 salad bowls, then top each with tomatoes, croutons, and bacon. Drizzle dressing over the top.

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About SPINACH SALAD W/ BACON & BUTTERMILK DRESSING

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American




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