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Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing

Marie Cook
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people


For The Salad

  • 1/2 lb Fresh Spinach about 8 cups
  • 2 Hard Boiled Eggs sliced
  • 12 Cherry Tomatoes halved
  • 1/2 English Cucumber quartered and sliced
  • 3 Slices Thick Cut Bacon sliced and browned

For The Dressing

  • Rendered fat from your bacon
  • 3 tbsp Brown Sugar
  • 4 tbsp Sherry Vinegar
  • 1 Shallot Thinly sliced
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • In a small skillet cook your bacon until nicely browned, remove from the pan and set aside. Assemble your salad ingredents. To your bacon drippings add the brown sugar, viegar and salt and pepper. Then add the sliced shallot and let it simmer in the dressing for several minutes until it gets soft. Pour the hot dressing over the salad, toss and serve.