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hearty spinach salad with hot bacon dressing

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Serves 6 | Prep Time 15 min. | Cook Time 15 min

Why I Love This Recipe

great healthy salad

Ingredients You'll Need

8 cups torn fresh spinach
3 bacon strips, diced
1/2 cup chopped red onion
2 tablespoons brown sugar
2 tablespoons cider vinegar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground mustard
1/8 teaspoon celery seed
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon cornstarch
1/3 cup cold water


1.Place spinach in a large salad bowl; set aside. In a small nonstick skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Using a slotted spoon, remove to paper towels to drain.

2.In the drippings, saute onion until tender. Stir in the brown sugar, vinegar, salt, mustard, celery seed and pepper. Combine cornstarch and water until smooth; stir into skillet. Bring to a boil; cook and stir until thickened, 1-2 minutes.

3.Remove from the heat; pour over spinach and toss to coat. Sprinkle with bacon. Serve immediately.

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