Wilted Spinach Salad with Smoked Turkey

The hot bacon-flavored dressing slightly warms and softens the spinach greens. If you wish, garnish each serving with wedges of hard-cooked egg.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

4
cups torn fresh spinach
2
cups cubed smoked turkey
1
cup sliced fresh mushrooms
1/2
cup shredded carrot
1/4
cup slivered almonds, toasted if desired*
3
slices bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1/3
cup vinegar
1
tablespoon honey
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper

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Steps

  • 1 In large bowl, combine spinach, turkey, mushrooms, carrot and almonds. Set aside.
  • 2 Cook bacon in small skillet over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet; drain on paper towels.
  • 3 Reserve 2 tablespoons drippings in skillet. Add vinegar, honey, salt and pepper; cook and stir until hot. Pour over spinach mixture; toss gently. Sprinkle with bacon. Serve immediately.
  • 1 In large bowl, combine spinach, turkey, mushrooms, carrot and almonds. Set aside.
  • 2 Cook bacon in small skillet over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet; drain on paper towels.
  • 3 Reserve 2 tablespoons drippings in skillet. Add vinegar, honey, salt and pepper; cook and stir until hot. Pour over spinach mixture; toss gently. Sprinkle with bacon. Serve immediately.

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* To toast almonds, spread on cookie sheet; bake at 350°F. for 5 to 7 minutes or until golden brown, stirring occasionally. Or spread in thin layer in microwave-safe pie pan. Microwave on HIGH for 4 to 7 minutes or until golden brown, stirring frequently.

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 1/4 Cups
Calories
190
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
900mg
900%;
Total Carbohydrate
12g
12%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
18g
18%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
150%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 2 Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.