Amaretto Spinach Salad

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Charlotte J

This salad using amaretto sounds intriguing to me.

Top Review by Belinda in Austin

This salad using Amaretto sounded really good to me, too. However, I found the dressing a little to tart for my taste, even though I added sweetness to the salad, by adding carrots, craisins, and candied pecans. I may try this, again, adding a little sugar to the dressing, next time. Oh, and I cut the dressing ingredients, in half, as I used a bag of baby spinach-that seemed about right. Thanks for submitting this recipe; I too, love anything Amaretto!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wash spinach.
  2. Remove large stems and tear into bite-size pieces.
  3. Store in plastic bags lined with paper towels in refrigerator until ready to use.
  4. Place bacon in a large skillet.
  5. Cook over moderate heat, stirring occasionally, until bacon is crisp and all fat is rendered.
  6. Remove bacon, reserve 1/8 cup bacon fat, discard the rest.
  7. Return bacon fat to skillet and add oil, garlic, vinegar, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, amaretto, salt and pepper.
  8. Simmer until blended.
  9. When ready to serve, place spinach, mushrooms, onion and reserved bacon in large salad bowl.
  10. If you like a wilted salad, pour the dressing over very hot; if not, let cool a bit before serving; toss well.

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