Spinach Salad with warm dressing

Shirley Murtagh


Without a doubt this is the best salad I have ever eaten. I used to order it from a cafe in Eaton Place. I did get the recipe from our local newspaper Winnipeg Free Press. So without further addo I will pass it on to you. Hopefully you will give it a try . I know you will not be sorry. It is just soooo good!


★★★★★ 3 votes

45 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


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    8 cups fresh spinach
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    8 slices of cooked bacon
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    2 cups sliced mushrooms
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    3 green onions chopped
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    1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
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    4 hardboiled eggs sliced or chopped
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    1 large onion diced
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    2 tbsp bacon fat
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    2tbsp water
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    3 tbsp apple cider vinegar
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    1/3 cup sugar
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    1 cup mayonnaise
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    croutons store bought or homemade

How to Make Spinach Salad with warm dressing


  1. Cook the bacon until crispy. Retain 2 Tbsp bacon fat
  2. DRESSING: Saute diced onion in the bacon fat.
  3. Add water, vinegar, sugar, mayonnaise and heat over low heat mixing until sugar is dissolved. Stir until smooth
  4. SALAD: Place spinach in a bowl or individual serving plates. Add mushrooms, green onions and cheese
  5. Pour dressing over top or serve on the side for individuals to serve themselves.
    If not using the dressing immediately keep warm until ready to use
  6. Decorate with egg, bacon and croutons

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About Spinach Salad with warm dressing

Course/Dish: Other Salads Salads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Canadian
Hashtag: #spinach salad

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