SPINACH BREAKFAST SALAD & CINNAMON TOAST CROUTONS

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Ellen Bales

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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

How to Make SPINACH BREAKFAST SALAD & CINNAMON TOAST CROUTONS

Step-by-Step

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

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About SPINACH BREAKFAST SALAD & CINNAMON TOAST CROUTONS

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy



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