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The Best Spinach Salad Recipe
  • READY IN 25 mins

The Best Spinach Salad

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins
  • READY IN

    25 mins

Directions

  1. Arrange bacon in a large skillet and cook over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until evenly browned, about 10 minutes. Drain bacon on paper towels and crumble.
  2. Layer spinach, bacon, eggs, and onion in a large bowl. Sprinkle with almonds and sunflower seeds. Whisk vegetable oil, ketchup, vinegar, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, salt, and black pepper in a bowl; pour over spinach mixture and toss. Serve immediately.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 04, 2012

I have now made this twice and both times all asked for the dressing recipe. I followed exactly with the following exceptions :-). : I always start out using only half oil called for and then add to taste, did not add salt to dressing, and lastly used just a squirt of Srichachi hot sauce. Dressing to die for, yummy, sticks to the leaves and not overly oily..very tangy. Salad itself can have stuff added to your tastes: I used sundried tomatoes and next time will also add fresh thin sliced mushrooms. Making for Christmas Eve dinner to cut the richness of the man dish. To let you know how good this is, it's the first recipe I've ever reviewed and I've used allrecipes.com for years now.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Sep 27, 2014

I made this to the T. It was just not my flavor in dressing.

 
Mar 11, 2013

Wonderful recipe!!! This will be a staple in our house! Used olive oil instead of vegetable, and red wine vinegar in place of the apple cider vinegar but the rest was the same. Perfect!!

 
Feb 16, 2013

I think this is an easy and great recipe. Easy to add your favorite veggies in and also to dressing.

 
Nov 07, 2013

Holy smokes this salad was amazing! I was a bit leery at first reading what went into the dressing but was quickly taken back by the flavor of the dressing with all of the fixings tossed together. I subbed Olive oil for the veg. oil and it worked great. I added chicken to my dish to give it a bit more protein. We will be having this again.

 
Feb 26, 2013

Great recipe! The dressing is really good. I only used about half the oil, which was plenty, and used pine nuts instead of almonds and sunflower seeds since that is what I had on hand. I will definitely make this again.

 
Sep 18, 2014

OK ....... I followed this recipe EXACTLY as written. I made the dressing an hour or so in advance to let the flavors meld ........ before serving I tasted the dressing ......... not to my liking ..... too much flavor from the ketchup. I tossed it out and quickly made up a traditional vinaigrette ...... salad was good!

 
Jul 09, 2014

I have been using this recipe for at least 20 yrs now and it's an easy and excellant recipe. The only thing that's different is the addition of almondsotherwi and the original also puts onion into blender with the dressing ingredientsotherwise the same recipe that's been made for years.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 446 kcal
  • 22%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 20.6 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 116 mg
  • 39%
  • Fat
  • 37 g
  • 57%
  • Fiber
  • 2.7 g
  • 11%
  • Protein
  • 10.7 g
  • 21%
  • Sodium
  • 1267 mg
  • 51%

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

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