Wilted Spinach Salad Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Wilted Spinach Salad Recipe
  • READY IN 45 mins

Wilted Spinach Salad

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"An interesting salad that is definitely not low cal! Very popular as a side dish or a meal with my family and friends."

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    30 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins

    45 mins


  1. Place 6 eggs in a medium saucepan with enough cold water to cover. Bring water to a boil, and immediately remove from heat. Cover, and let eggs stand in hot water for 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from hot water, cool, peel, and chop.
  2. Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain, crumble, and set aside, reserving approximately 1/2 cup of drippings in the skillet.
  3. In a large bowl, toss together the spinach and green onions.
  4. Heat the reserved drippings over low heat. In a small bowl, whisk together the 2 remaining eggs, sugar, white vinegar, and red wine vinegar. Add to warm grease, and whisk for about a minute, until thickened. Pour at once over spinach, add crumbled bacon, and toss to coat. Garnish with chopped egg.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Oct 20, 2009

Great recipe but replace the bacon drippings with warmed olive oil and the vinegar with balsamic vinegar, cut the sugar to two tablespoons and add freshly crushed garlic. Proceed with the directions. You wont have a heavy greasy taste with the olive oil and it will be much healthier!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 25, 2004

This was okay. I may have not done something right, but I followed the directions. It just seemed to be too heavy of a dressing.

Jan 25, 2004

What a wonderful salad! I have made it twice this week. I did not have bacon so I sauted 1 cup of walnuts and added them to this great salad. I found it very easy to make and a favorite with my husband! Thanks

Jan 25, 2004

Good... However, I agree that it is a little too greasy. Also, do not stir in bacon with the greens. Add them on top. They got "soft" when I added the dressing.

Apr 28, 2005

This recipe was great! I also added some fresh mushrooms. I would agree with another reviewer that you shouldn't mix the bacon in because it did get soggy, but other than that it was a real crowd pleaser.

Jan 28, 2004

This was okay. I love spinich salads, and i love bacon, however, the dressing tasted too greasy to me.

Jun 13, 2004

Personally I found the white vinegar a bit too harsh so I will try white wine vinegar next time, but otherwise this was good enough to make a meal of it!!!!!

Nov 04, 2004

This was the best recipe I have found for Spinach! I used Raspberry Vinegar for a nice change!


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  • Calories
  • 221 kcal
  • 11%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 11.1 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol
  • 206 mg
  • 69%
  • Fat
  • 13.1 g
  • 20%
  • Fiber
  • 2.1 g
  • 8%
  • Protein
  • 15.8 g
  • 32%
  • Sodium
  • 569 mg
  • 23%

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

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