An easy recipe for hot bacon salad dressing calls for frying 8 pieces of bacon, then adding in 3 tablespoons of red wine vinegar, 1 teaspoon of sugar, 1/2 teaspoon of Dijon mustard, and salt and pepper to taste. After heating the dressing on low, serve it over salad.
Make another hot bacon dressing by cooking 6 slices of bacon over medium heat. Remove the bacon, but keep 2 tablespoons of the bacon fat in the skillet, and whisk in 1 tablespoon of olive oil, 3 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar and 1 thinly sliced red onion. Once the onion softens, pour the dressing over spinach, add the bacon, and top with 2 cut-up hard-boiled eggs.
Hearty spinach salad with hot bacon dressing calls for only 3 bacon strips. Chop the bacon, then fry it at medium heat. Remove the bacon, and add 1/2 cup of chopped red onion to the drippings, sautéing until tender. Add 2 tablespoons of brown sugar, 2 tablespoon of cider vinegar, 1/8 teaspoon of celery seed and 1/4 teaspoon of ground mustard. Season with 1/4 teaspoon of salt and 1/8 teaspoon of pepper, then stir in a mixture made from water and 1 teaspoon of cornstarch. Bring everything to a boil, and remove from the heat once the dressing thickens.