Wilted Spinach Salad

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Lavender Lynn

This recipe comes for a BHG small CB with favorite recipes from 1930 until 2001. This particular recipe comes from 1941. This recipe interests me because when I was in my early teens, our family went back to Oklahoma to visit all our relatives. This was the salad that my aunt made every day we were there. I have never had it since then.

Top Review by Leggy Peggy

I love wilted spinach salad, and this recipe sure delivers. In fact, it's very similar to my usual recipe. I used about 200 grams of baby spinach, cider vinegar and a little extra dry mustard. My mushrooms looked a bit sorry, so I subbed with 8 largish cherry tomatoes that I cut in half. My photos show the salad on its own and with Recipe #259391. Thanks so much for posting.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl combine spinach, mushrooms, and green onions. Set Aside.
  2. For Dressing, in a 12" skillet cook bacon until crisp.
  3. Remove bacon; reserving 2 T drippings in skillet.
  4. Crumble bacon; set aside.
  5. Stir vinegar, sugar, and dry mustard into drippings.
  6. Bring to boiling: remove from heat.
  7. Add the spinach mixture.
  8. Toss mixture in skillet for 30 to 60 seconds or until mixture is just wilted.
  9. Transfer to serving dish and top with egg and bacon.

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