Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing

the best fall salad
The best fall salad
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2 cups Baby spinach fresh, torn
2 Large eggs hard-boiled, sliced
4 Cherry tomatoes halved
3 Mushrooms medium, fresh, sliced
¼ cup Croutons salad
6 Olives pitted, ripe, halved
3 slices Red onion halved
For dressing:
4 strips Bacon diced
1 tbsp Onion chopped
2 tbsp Sugar
2 tbsp Ketchup
1 tbsp Red wine vinegar
1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce

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Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing


This hearty Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing has absolutely the best fall salad combo: hard-boiled eggs, mushrooms, tomatoes, ripe olives, greens, croutons and bacon. It is perfect for a quick lunch or as a starter for two.

This easy salad recipe is a snap to put together. I make it on repeat all fall long. To start, this recipe needs hard-boiled eggs and salad croutons. Arrange the sliced eggs and mushrooms, halved cherry tomatoes, croutons, pitted olives, and sliced red onions over the fresh spinach. Next, crisp up some bacon, reserving a few tablespoons of pan drippings. Use the drippings to sauté the onions until soft. Then add in the sugar, ketchup, vinegar, and Worcestershire sauce and bring to a boil. Simmer the dressing until thickened. To serve, sprinkle the salad with bacon and drizzle the bacon dressing over the top. Enjoy!

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Assemble salad


Divide 2 cups fresh baby spinach between 2 plates. Arrange 2 hard-boiled eggs, 4 halved tomatoes, 3 sliced fresh mushrooms, ¼ cup salad croutons, 6 pitted olives, and red onion slices over the top.


Cook bacon


In a skillet, cook 4 bacon strips over medium heat until crisp, about 8-10 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, remove the bacon to paper towels. Drain, reserving 2 tablespoons of the pan drippings.


Saute onions


Sauté 1 tablespoon chopped onions in the drippings until tender.


Prepare warm bacon dressing


Stir in 2 tablespoons sugar, 2 tablespoons ketchup, 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar, and 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer, uncovered, until thickened, about 1-2 minutes.


Dress salad


Sprinkle with bacon and drizzle the dressing over the salad.



Serve right away and enjoy!

Here’s a hearty Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing you’ll be making on repeat. I enjoy eating this salad twice a week, and it never gets boring. Made it? Let us know! Tag @cookmerecipes on Instagram and hashtag it #cookmerecipes

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Simple, satisfying side dish. Thanks for sharing the recipe!

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