Basic Spinach Salad With Hot Bacon Dressing

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Slatts

This is a great classic spinach salad with hot bacon dressing. I like it because the dressing is made with staples I always have in my kitchen so all I need to do is pick up some fresh spinach. You can add what you like to the salad: eggs, nuts, fruit, etc. This is from "Gourmet Magazine". If you've never attempted a spinach salad with hot bacon dressing this is an easy and impressive recipe that tastes yummy!

Top Review by paradox

Too much cider vinegar. I would have put more sugar in it. With some tweaking, it's a keeper.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook bacon until crisp. Remove from pan and set aside.
  2. Drain most of the bacon fat from the pan leaving only two tablespoons.
  3. Cook the shallot in the bacon fat for one minute.
  4. Add the vinegar, sugar, mustard, oil, salt, pepper, and bring to a boil.
  5. Pour over spinach and toss to combine.
  6. Sprinkle with reserved bacon pieces and serve immeadiately.

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