Wilted spinach salad

Total Time
15 mins
15 mins

I served this terrific salad to guests and it was a hit! Pour the hot dressing over the salad right before serving time. I found this recipe in an old Farm Journal cookbook. Cook time is for the time it takes to boil the eggs and fry the bacon.

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  • 6 cups spinach, washed,drained very well and torn into bite-size pieces
  • 14 cup sliced green onion
  • 3 hardboiled egg, coarsely chopped
  • 5 slices bacon, chopped
  • 14 cup vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 12 teaspoon salt
  • 14 teaspoon pepper


  1. Combine spinach, onions and eggs in a large salad bowl.
  2. Cook bacon in skillet until crispy; remove bacon and drain on paper towels.
  3. Pour off all but 3 tablespoons of bacon drippings.
  4. Add vinegar, water, sugar, salt and pepper to bacon drippings, heat to boiling, stirring to blend.
  5. Pour over spinach mixture; toss gently.
  6. Sprinkle with bacon.