How Do You Make Dressing for Spinach Salad?


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A typical dressing for spinach salad is a bacon vinaigrette made with bacon fat, red wine vinegar, Dijon mustard and some sugar. This dressing is served warm tossed with a fresh spinach salad with boiled eggs, bacon and onion.

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How Do You Make Dressing for Spinach Salad?
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Warm Bacon Dressing

This dressing is a zesty delight on a big plate of spinach greens. It makes use of simple ingredients and takes only a few minutes to make. Served warm tossed with spinach with bacon, eggs and onion, it makes a hearty meal or just the first course of dinner.

Prep Time: 5 min.

Cook Time: 15 min.

Ready In: 20 min.


  • 3 tablespoons bacon fat
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • Salt
  • Ground black pepper

Step 1: Cook about eight pieces of bacon to use in the salad and reserve the bacon fat for the salad dressing. Place the bacon fat in a small saucepan on medium heat. Warm until melted.

Step 2: Add in the red wine vinegar, sugar and Dijon mustard. Use a whisk to stir in the ingredients one at a time. Whisk until well-blended. Add salt and black pepper to taste.

Step 3: Pour the warm bacon dressing onto the spinach salad with all the desired toppings and mix well.

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