Wilted Spinach Salad With Bacon

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Darlene Summers

This is a great summer salad. Actually our spinach is already up and we have had 2 batches of this already.

Top Review by Jaudon

Wonderful! I made this as stated, except I added thin sliced red onions and a diced hard-boiled egg to make this a lunch meal. Even my scared-of-vegetables hubby loved it! Thanks!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 slices bacon
  • 1 tablespoon dry mustard
  • 14 cup salad oil
  • 14 cup vinegar
  • 12 teaspoon onion salt
  • 1 lb spinach (fresh from garden, washed and stemmed)


  1. Fry bacon till crispy.
  2. Remove from pan and set aside to cool.
  3. Pour all but 3 or 4 tablespoons of bacon grease from pan.
  4. Into the bacon grease, stir the dry mustard, oil, vinegar and onion salt.
  5. Heat to boiling.
  6. Toss spinach leaves in dressing to coat.
  7. Place in salad bowls and serve immediately with crumbled bacon sprinkled over top of each salad.

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