Warm Bacon Dressing for Spinach Salad

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

A few years ago there was a restaurant called Victoria Station in Denver. You ate in old trolly cars, where they served the best spinach salad. The warm bacon dressing is what made it. I have searched a long time for this. Here it is...

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine spinach and mushrooms in salad bowl.
  2. Cook onion until translucent, in olive oil.
  3. Combine cornstarch, apple juice and cider vinegar together until well mixed.
  4. Add to skillet with onion and heat until boiling.
  5. While boiling continue to stir until mixture thickens slightly.
  6. Stir in honey.
  7. Pour hot dressing over spinach mixture and mix in well.
  8. Add boiled egg and bacon and toss thoroughly.
  9. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Most Helpful

Thank you for sharing!! This is an EXCELLENT warm bacon dressing recipe (I made it with a few alterations listed below). My hubby requested that we keep this recipe & use it often. Thank you!! My alterations: 1) I used 1.5 tablespoons of the bacon drippings instead of the olive oil 2) Used Red Wine Vinegar instead of the Cider Vinegar since my Cider Vinegar was past it’s prime. Would use the Red Wine vinegar again—it added a good depth of flavor. 3) Used organic apple juice that had more apple solids in it than standard apple juice…it’s closer to apple cider.

KitchenAndCraftAdventures June 16, 2010

Fantastic! I remember it well from Victoria Station in New Orleans. Searched for so long- thank you

susan49 September 02, 2007

This dish so reminded me of home. I totaly forgot all about my mom making this for us. I chose to add mustard to ours. Excellant!

BLUE ROSE June 17, 2007