Recipe for Spinach Salad with Hot Bacon Dressing

Here's another easy-to-prepare recipe that is a favorite during the cold winter months.

Spinach Salad with Hot Bacon Dressing


  • 6 strips of bacon, coarsely chopped
  • 1 10-oz. bag of spinach
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/3 c. red wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp. sugar
  • 4 hard boiled eggs, sliced
  • 1 small red onion, sliced
  • 4 fresh mushrooms, sliced


Dressing: Cook the bacon and reserve about 3 T. of the drippings. Sauté the green onions and garlic in the bacon drippings. Add vinegar and sugar.

Salad: Tear spinach into bite-size pieces. Garnish salad with red onions, bacon, mushrooms and egg. Heat dressing and drizzle onto salad just before serving.

Variation: You can also add artichoke hearts and red pepper slices.