Warm Brussels Sprout, Bacon and Spinach Salad Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Warm Brussels Sprout, Bacon and Spinach Salad Recipe
  • READY IN 30 mins

Warm Brussels Sprout, Bacon and Spinach Salad

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"The warm bacon dressing makes this Brussels sprouts and spinach salad very tasty. You'll be surprised how eager your family will become to eat their veggies!"

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins
  • READY IN

    30 mins

Directions

  1. Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Crumble and set aside. In a medium sauce pan, steam Brussels sprouts until tender.
  2. Heat the remaining fat in the skillet over medium high heat and add the Brussels sprouts and caraway seeds. Stir for 1 to 2 minutes, or until the sprouts are tender.
  3. Remove the skillet from heat, stir in the oil, vinegar, and sugar. Stir, and add the spinach. Saute the mixture over moderately high heat for 1 minute or until the spinach is wilted. Season salad with pepper and sprinkle with bacon. Serve warm.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 04, 2006

YUM! Needs a little salt, and I left out the caraway seeds. Very tasty, although I used olive oil instead of veggie oil and basalmic insteat of white wine vinegar. I doubt that it made that much of a difference. I'll definitely make this again!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 25, 2004

CARAWAY SEEDS STINK- USE SAGE AND IT'S AWESOME .THAT'S MY STORY AND I'M STICKIN' TO IT!

 

27 Ratings

Jan 23, 2005

I like any recipe with brussel sprouts in it so this one really caught my eye - I changed it to a cold salad, and when I took out the bacon, I left the drippings in the skillet and added a 1/4 cup of chopped walnuts - sautéed them for about a minute, then added the walnuts to a bowl with 4 TBS brown sugar and gave them thorough coating and then put them in the freezer for 20 minutes along with the bacon bits. For the brussel sprouts I took frozen sprouts, soaked in hot water until they are cuttable and halved them, then steamed them in the micro for about one minute, then put them in the fridge to cool. I tossed the salad with the sprouts, bacon and sugar coated walnuts and served them chilled. Yummy!

 
Feb 04, 2005

I don't often find interesting brussel sprouts recipes...I don't care for carraway seeds so I substituted toasted sesame seeds and I added carmalized onions and my family and I loved it.

 
Jan 25, 2004

I added onion as the recipe made me think of german potato salad which has onion. Very good!

 
Jan 25, 2004

This was so good!! My sister in law made this and we chowed down. I love fresh and even frozen brussel sprouts. She made this without the caraway seeds but we are gonna make it again and then add them to compare.

 
Oct 31, 2005

This was just okay, though I give points for the idea of thinly slicing the brussel sprouts - now I'll do that any time I prepare them! It could be because I'm not crazy about caraway seed, except in rye bread or (with a light hand) in sauerkraut. I would make this again, but leave out that particular seasoning.

 
Jan 29, 2004

i made these for xmas dinner and i do have a fussy lot in my house. they were all crazy about those brussell sprouts.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 383 kcal
  • 19%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 6.7 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 38 mg
  • 13%
  • Fat
  • 36 g
  • 55%
  • Fiber
  • 3.4 g
  • 13%
  • Protein
  • 9.9 g
  • 20%
  • Sodium
  • 519 mg
  • 21%

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

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