Sweet and Sour Spinach Salad

READY IN: 15mins

A tangy warm bacon dressing pulls together all of the delicious elements in this great-tasting spring salad. The bowl looks colorful, thanks to the red onion and sunny hard-cooked eggs in the mixture. Recipe adapted from original by Vikki Rebholz.

Top Review by hollyberry117

This was great! I just crumbled my eggs on top though. Its easier and you don't have to worry about how the egg looks while peeling. I used bacon pieces since I had them on hand and it was still really good. I plan on making this again with some maple bacon I have in the freezer. Thanks - this is a keeper!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a small saucepan, combine the sugar, flour, mustard and salt.
  2. Gradually stir in water and vinegar until smooth.
  3. Bring to a boil.
  4. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  5. Remove from heat.
  6. Gradually stir a small amount of hot dressing into beaten egg.
  7. Return all to the pan, stirring constantly.
  8. Bring to a gentle boil.
  9. Place spinach in a large salad bowl.
  10. Drizzle with warm dressing.
  11. Toss to coat.
  12. Top with the hard cooked eggs, bacon and onion.
  13. Serve immediately in chilled salad bowls.
  14. Note: An egg slicer, purchased inexpensively at a local food gadget store, greatly improves the looks of this salad.

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