Baby Spinach 'n Pineapple Salad

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Marie

This is a wonderful spinach salad with pineapple chunks, crispy fried bacon, hard cooked eggs and green onions. The dressing which includes pineapple juice, sesame seeds and ground ginger should be made ahead and chilled for several hours so that the flavors mingle. Really good!

Top Review by swissms

This is a great salad! A nice alternative to a traditional chef salad. I dry toasted the sesame seeds. I also added some chopped red bell pepper. The dressing is very good.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • Salad

  • 1 (15 ounce) can pineapple chunks (drain and set aside juice)
  • 5 cups baby spinach leaves
  • 6 slices bacon, fried crisp and crumbled
  • 2 hardboiled egg, chopped
  • 14 cup diced green onion
  • Pineapple Salad Dressing

  • 14 cup salad oil
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • reserved pineapple juice
  • 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 12 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 12 teaspoon ground ginger


  1. Place spinach in a salad bowl and top with rest of salad ingredients.
  2. Refrigerate until serving time.
  3. Heat salad oil in a skillet and add the sesame seeds and brown.
  4. Add remaining dressing ingredients and mix well.
  5. Transfer mixture to a covered jar and refrigerate for several hours.
  6. Shake well before using.

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