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spinach salad with warm bacon dressing

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Norma DeRemer
York, PA

I have made this salad many times and every one loved it. If you like more dressing on your salad I suggest to double the dressing recipe. This is my recipe.

(2 ratings)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 25 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For spinach salad with warm bacon dressing

  • 1 pkg
    young spinach
  • 2 lg
    eggs, hard boiled
  • 8 slice
    thick bacon, cooked and chopped
  • 3 Tbsp
    red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    dijon mustard
  • 4 md
    white mushrooms, sliced thin
  • 1 sm
    red onion, very thinly sliced
  • kosher salt and freshly ground black peper

How To Make spinach salad with warm bacon dressing

  • 1
    Remove the stems from the spinach and wash, drain and pat dry thoroughly
  • 2
    Place into a large mixing bowl and set aside
  • 3
    Place the eggs in sauce pan and cover with cold water by at least 1-inch.
  • 4
    Place on medium heat. Once the water comes to a boil, turn heat off and leave eggs in the water for 15 minutes.
  • 5
    Remove and peel off the shell.
  • 6
    Slice each egg into 8 pieces and set aside.
  • 7
    While eggs are cooking, fry the bacon and remove to a paper towel to drain, reserving 3 tablespoons of the rendered fat. Crumble the bacon and set aside.
  • 8
    Transfer the fat to a small saucepan and set over low heat and whisk in the red wine vinegar, sugar and dijon mustard
  • 9
    Season with a small pinch each of kosher salt and black pepper.
  • 10
    Add the mushrooms and the sliced onion to the spinach and toss.
  • 11
    Add the dressing and bacon and toss to combine.
  • 12
    Divde the spinach between 4 plates or bowls and evenly divide the egg among them.
  • 13
    Season with pepper if desired and serve amediately

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