Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Mustard Dressing

Sharon Colyer


I have always loved a good spinach salad. But, hadn't had one for awhile. This one comes from Allrecipes. A lovely dinner accompaniment. Photo from a friend & member Kim Biegacki.

The times for preparation and cooking were provided and do not account for preparing each item, like cooking bacon, toasting almonds, or boiling eggs. So, you may cook these ahead to save some time around dinner time, if you like.


★★★★★ 1 vote

Makes 4 servings
15 Min
5 Min
Stove Top


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(10 oz) bag baby spinach leaves
4 large
eggs, hard-cooked, peeled, and sliced
1 c
sliced fresh mushrooms
strips crisply cooked bacon, drained and crumbled
10 oz
swiss cheese, shredded
1/2 c
toasted sliced almonds
1 Tbsp
olive oil
1 large
shallot, minced
1 tsp
garlic, minced


1/3 c
white wine vinegar
1/3 c
dijon mustard
1/3 c
strips crisply cooked bacon, drained and crumbled
salt, to taste
pepper, to taste

How to Make Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Mustard Dressing


  • 1Place spinach into a large serving bowl, top with sliced hard-cooked eggs, and next 4 ingredients.
  • 2Heat olive oil, in a small skillet, over medium heat. Stir in shallots and garlic, and cook, until softened and translucent, about 2 minutes. Whisk in the vinegar, Dijon mustard, honey, and 2 crumbled strips of bacon; season to taste, with salt and pepper to taste, then cook, until hot.
  • 3Pour hot dressing over spinach, and toss to coat. Makes 4 servings.

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