Bacon & Baby Spinach Recipe

Baby Spinach with Bacon

 

 
  • Prep Time: 25 Min
  • Cook Time: 0 Min
  • Makes: Serves Serves 6-8

Ingredients

  • 9 oz. baby spinach leaves
  • 2 eggs
  • 8 slices Nueske's Smoked Bacon
  • 1/4 C red onion, diced
  • 1 1/2 C fresh button mushrooms, sliced
  • 4 cherry tomatoes, halved if large
  • 1/2 C blue cheese, crumbled (optional)
  • Dressing:
  • 1/4 C olive oil
  • 1/4 C bacon fat
  • 1 tsp garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • juice from 1 lemon
  • 1/2 C red wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions

Fry bacon until crisp, reserving fat. Crumble and set aside. Boil eggs until hard. Separate the yolks from the white. Chop each separately. Combine all the dressing ingredients in blender. Blend until smooth. To serve, toss spinach with dressing to coat lightly. Arrange leaves on salad plate. Garnish with egg, bacon, onion, mushrooms, and blue cheese, if desired.