Total Time
30mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 10 mins

This came from a 1997 issue of First magazine and is my favorite way to prepare spinach salad.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In medium skillet, heat 2 tbsp oil.
  2. Add garlic and cook until it begins to brown.
  3. Add mushrooms and continue cooking until mushrooms are lightly browned, about 5 minutes.
  4. Transfer to serving bowl: add spinach and onion.
  5. In same skillet heat remaining oil.
  6. Add basil, sugar, mustard powder, salt& pepper.
  7. Cook, stirring until sugar dissolves.
  8. Add vinegar, bring to a boil.
  9. Pour dressing over spinach and mushroom mixture.
  10. Toss to coat.
  11. Sometimes I'll toss a handful of bacon bits on top for a little different taste.
Most Helpful

4 5

I loved this combination of the hot mushrooms and onions with the spinach. I made this as written and I thought the dressing could have been a little better. I do love basil, but I think thyme would go better with this combination. Maybe some citrus juice as well? All in all I really enjoyed this salad and would make it again, but make some changes to the dressing. Thanx!

4 5

This was quite nice. The only substitute I used was lemon juice instead of vinegar...just a personal preference. Thanks for posting!