Spinach Romaine Salad

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This is a hearty recipe from my mother-in-law! Make sure you drain and dry everything well. These are heavy ingredients and you want to keep it as light as possible so it will hang together.

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  • 2 cups dry spinach leaves, torn
  • 1 -2 cup of shredded lettuce or 1 -2 cup the crispy part romaine lettuce
  • 5 crisp bacon, slices broken into pieces
  • 10 ounces , washed drained, and dry small curd cottage cheese
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 34 cup shredded swiss cheese
  • 1 (8 ounce) canof mandarian oranges (well drained)
  • sliced mushrooms (optional)
  • 1 (16 ounce) bottle poppy seed dressing


  1. Toss together spinach, lettuce, bacon, cottage cheese, onion, swiss cheese, oranges, and mushrooms.
  2. Toss with dressing. Add as little or as much dressing as to taste.