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spinach salad with warm "bacon" dressing

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Kathy W
New Carlisle, OH

This is a vegetarian version of this salad. If you prefer, you can use bacon grease and crumbled bacon in place of the vegetable oil and "bacon" bits.

(1 rating)
yield 2 serving(s)
method Microwave

Ingredients For spinach salad with warm "bacon" dressing

  • 4 oz
    baby spinach leaves
  • 4
    mushrooms, sliced
  • onion, thinly sliced
  • tomato, thinly sliced
  • 2
    eggs, hard boiled and sliced
  • 1 Tbsp
    sunflower seeds, optional
  • 3 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp
    "bacon" bits (i use a vegetarian brand of artificial bacon bits)
  • 2 Tbsp
    red wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    dijon mustard
  • pinch
    each, salt and pepper

How To Make spinach salad with warm "bacon" dressing

  • 1
    Divide spinach, mushrooms, onion, tomatoes, and sunflower seeds between 2 plates. Top with sliced eggs
  • 2
    Place oil and "bacon" bits in a microwave safe measuring cup. Microwave 20 - 30 seconds, just until warm. Whisk in vinegar, sugar, dijon mustard. Season with salt and pepper.
  • 3
    Drizzle warm dressing over salads and serve immediately.