Hot Spinach Salad Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Hot Spinach Salad Recipe
  • READY IN 30 mins

Hot Spinach Salad

Recipe by  

"Fresh spinach and bleu cheese with warm homemade balsamic vinaigrette. Use a Danish bleu, if you can."

Back
Next
+ Recipe Box + Shopping List + Menu Print

Ingredients Edit and Save

Original recipe makes 6 to 8 servings Change Servings
ADVERTISEMENT
  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins
  • READY IN

    30 mins

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, arrange spinach and red onion slices and top with toasted pecans and crumbled blue cheese.
  2. In a small saucepan, warm the garlic in the olive oil to allow its flavor to diffuse into the oil. Then add molasses, vinegar and pepper. Whisking constantly, bring almost to a boil, remove from heat and cool until just warm. Pour into a shakeable container, shake and pour over salad. Serve immediately.
Kitchen-Friendly View
ADVERTISEMENT

Reviews More Reviews

Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 25, 2004

Excellent salad! We have enjoyed this salad a number of times. Its very good using the dressing that Lisa B provides. But everyone is WOWED when I use the Hot Bacon Dressing provided by Vera on this site. Thanks Vera and LisaB. This is a keeper.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 25, 2003

The basic ingredients were great, but I would experiment with the dressing...It seemed a little bitter for the tastes of my family. It also makes alot of salad for just a first course.

 
Jan 25, 2004

Very tasty!! I was asked for the recipe both times I brought it to pot-lucks. I didn't add all of the dressing (I didn't end up with as much spinach after trimming) and saved it for my own salads at home - mmm! (The dressing is especially good. It's good on a plain old lettuce salad as well!) Great flavor combinations. Thank you.

 
Jul 09, 2005

Great salad! I recommend halving the amount of dressing.

 
Jan 25, 2004

Excellent salad. I used goat cheese (chevre) instead of blue cheese and it was fabulous! The vinaigrette is wonderful....

 
Dec 20, 2004

This dressing is awesome!!! I had to go back & make more during dinner because it was soooo good! I did increase the molasses & decrease the vinegar some. Used bacon, onion & feta cheese with this dressing. Maybe next time I will get a hold of bleu cheese & pecans.

 
Jan 25, 2004

The flavor on this was wonderful, but there was too much dressing for the amount of salad. I would cut it down by half if I made it again.

 
Jan 22, 2003

Being one of my favorite salads in general, I am pleased to find this recipe taste very close to what I often order. I didnt follow the exact quantity for the dressing. I found myself using more molasses than recipe recommended. Maybe this was because I used dark powdered molasses. In the end, the salad looked smelled and tasted delicious.

 

Rate This Recipe

Glad you liked it! Your friends will, too:
ADVERTISEMENT

Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 457 kcal
  • 23%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 15.8 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 21 mg
  • 7%
  • Fat
  • 41.2 g
  • 63%
  • Fiber
  • 3.8 g
  • 15%
  • Protein
  • 10.3 g
  • 21%
  • Sodium
  • 464 mg
  • 19%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

See More
 
ADVERTISEMENT
Go Pro!

In Season

Guilt-Free Munchies
Guilt-Free Munchies

Get healthier takes on your favorite between-meal snacks.

Back-to-School Eats
Back-to-School Eats

Get recipes that work for your busiest days.

Subscribe Today! Only $7.99
Subscribe Today! Only $7.99

Delicious recipes, party ideas, and helpful cooking tips! Get a year of Allrecipes magazine for just $7.99!

Related Videos

Spinach Salad with Hot Bacon Dressing

Watch how to make spinach salad with tangy, hot-bacon dressing.

Spinach and Pomegranate Salad

A quick and healthy spinach salad with pomegranate seeds and feta cheese.

Jamie’s Cranberry Spinach Salad

Make a healthy spinach salad with a tangy, tasty vinaigrette.

Recently Viewed Recipes

 
ADVERTISEMENT
Argentina  |  Australia & New Zealand  |  Brazil  |  Canada  |  China  |  France  |  Germany  |  India  |  Italy  |  Japan  |  Korea  |  Mexico

Netherlands  |  Poland  |  Quebec  |  Russia  |  SE Asia  |  United Kingdom & Ireland  |  United States