Amy Marie's Spinach Salad w/Warm Bacon Vinaigrette

Amy Marie's Spinach Salad W/warm Bacon Vinaigrette Recipe

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Matthew Peterson

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This recipe is a amalgamation of several recipes. I really rolled the dice on this one and came out lucky. My sister in law loved it, and requested it, so here you go Amy. Enjoy!

Rating:
☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes
Serves:
6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Pan Fry

Ingredients

4 oz
baby spinach(per salad)
1
egg, hard boiled(per salad)
4-6
thin red onion slices(per salad)
10 slice
hickory smoked bacon(1pkg)
1 1/2 c
unfiltered apple cider vinegar
1 c
brown sugar
1/2 c
shallots
2 Tbsp
dijon mustard
1 Tbsp
honey
1/4 c
rendered bacon fat
2 clove
minced garlic
1 Tbsp
black pepper
1/4 c
evoo
1/4 c
water

How to Make Amy Marie's Spinach Salad w/Warm Bacon Vinaigrette

Step-by-Step

  • 1Before you start your dressing have 4 ounces of salad ready in each bowl of salad that you intend to serve to your guests. Also have the hard boiled egg & Red Onion sliced and read to top your salad as soon as the dressing is done.
  • 2Diced and fry bacon very crispy in a large tall frying pan. Reserve render fat. let cool. Set Bacon aside.
  • 3In the same pan heat 1/4 cup bacon fat, 1/4 c EVOO and shallots. Saute' on medium heat until translucent. Add garlic and saute' for 1 minute.
  • 4Add Vinegar, Water, Brown Sugar, Black Pepper, Mustard, and Honey. Reduce until thick. use cornstarch slurry if needed. ( Saute' until no longer cloudy if slurry is needed.)
  • 5Right before Serving add the fried bacon pieces to the dressing. Quickly fold them in and serve.
  • 6Pour hot dressing of top of each of the salads. This recipe is enough to make about 6 small salads. Top with egg and onion then enjoy!

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About Amy Marie's Spinach Salad w/Warm Bacon Vinaigrette

Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American