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Apple Bacon Spinach Salad

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  • 15 min prep time
  • 15 min total time
  • 11 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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Dinner ready in 15 minutes! Add something special to your fall meal with this salad that features apple, bacon and spinach.

Ingredients

6
slices bacon
3
tablespoons olive oil
2
tablespoons cider vinegar
2
teaspoons Dijon mustard
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1
bag (6 oz) fresh baby spinach leaves
1
Fuji apple, thinly sliced
1/2
cup sliced red onion
1/4
cup chopped praline pecans
2
oz blue cheese, crumbled

Steps

  • 1 In 12-inch skillet, cook bacon until crisp; drain on paper towels. Crumble bacon; set aside. Reserve 3 tablespoons of the drippings.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix oil, vinegar, mustard, salt, pepper and reserved bacon drippings with whisk. Add spinach, apple, onion, pecans and reserved crumbled bacon; toss to coat with vinaigrette. Sprinkle with cheese. Serve immediately.
  • 1 In 12-inch skillet, cook bacon until crisp; drain on paper towels. Crumble bacon; set aside. Reserve 3 tablespoons of the drippings.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix oil, vinegar, mustard, salt, pepper and reserved bacon drippings with whisk. Add spinach, apple, onion, pecans and reserved crumbled bacon; toss to coat with vinaigrette. Sprinkle with cheese. Serve immediately.

Expert Tips

Praline pecans add a sweet crunch to this salad. Substitute plain roasted pecans to omit the sweetness.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
390
% Daily Value
Total Fat
33g
0%
Saturated Fat
10g
0%
Sodium
780mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
18g
0%
Dietary Fiber
4g
0%
Protein
9g
9%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 1 High-Fat Meat; 5 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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