Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon-Mustard Dressing Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon-Mustard Dressing Recipe
  • READY IN 20 mins

Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon-Mustard Dressing

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"A classic steakhouse-style spinach salad with the absolute best warm bacon-mustard dressing I've ever had! Looks and tastes like a lot of work, but can be prepared in no time! This salad can easily be converted to a main dish salad by adding strips of grilled chicken breast."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    5 mins

    20 mins


  1. Place spinach into a large serving bowl, top with hard-cooked eggs, mushrooms, 4 crumbled strips of bacon, Swiss cheese, and almonds.
  2. Heat olive oil in a small skillet over medium heat. Stir in shallots and garlic, and cook until softened and translucent, about 2 minutes. Whisk in the vinegar, Dijon mustard, honey, and 2 crumbled strips of bacon; season to taste with salt and pepper, then cook until hot.
  3. Pour hot dressing over spinach and toss to coat.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Aug 15, 2007

I used some personalized touches...fried the bacon, onion and garlic together, saving the bacon drippings ( in place of the olive oil) and flavorings..added the other ingredients of the dressing to the fry pan, heated thru and poured over the spinach, eggs, and mushrooms.. yummy..but eat it all the same sitting...as it does not keep well.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 16, 2008

I followed this recipe exactly and my husband's comment was, "It tastes like you just poured mustard on it." The dressing was too thick, way too strong and didn't cover all the salad. I didn't throw it out, but didn't enjoy it either.

May 08, 2007

This was yummy. My family just loved it! We added a few extra's to the salad, like mandarin oranges and dried cranberries. We also added some grilled chicken. The dressing was out of this world and worked well! Thanks!

May 24, 2008

I'm going to keep playing around with the dressing in this recipe. For my family, the vinegar was too strong. I think I'll slightly increase the amount of honey and slightly decrease the amount of vinegar and mustard.

Jan 19, 2008


Aug 03, 2008

The dressing on this salad is so good. I poured some extra on some cooked potatoes the next day for an instant potato salad. Great recipe!

Mar 15, 2007

The most unbelievable salad!!! I'm hooked!!!! My kids even love it!!!

Jun 04, 2007

This salad is perfect. The flavors blend beautifully. The swiss cheese and almonds are a wonderful addition. There is a lot going on in this salad and every taste is there making your mouth very happy! I didn't have enough honey, so I used corn syrup and honey when making the dressing. It worked perfectly and tasted fabulous.


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  • Calories
  • 663 kcal
  • 33%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 40.1 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol
  • 293 mg
  • 98%
  • Fat
  • 40.6 g
  • 62%
  • Fiber
  • 3.1 g
  • 12%
  • Protein
  • 36.1 g
  • 72%
  • Sodium
  • 1085 mg
  • 43%

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

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