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Greens and Sprouts Salad

 Greens and Sprouts Salad
Bean sprouts, water chestnuts and chow mein noodles give this crunchy green salad an Asian flair. It's tossed with bacon, eggs and a tangy homemade French dressing for added appeal. -Daria Burcar Rochester, Michigan
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 package (10 ounces) fresh baby spinach
  • 3 cups torn leaf lettuce
  • 2 hard-cooked egg, chopped
  • 5 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 can (28 ounces) bean sprouts, drained
  • 1 can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • 1/2 cup chow mein noodles
  • FRENCH DRESSING:
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 small onion, cut into wedges

Directions

  • In a large salad bowl, toss the spinach, lettuce, eggs, bacon, bean
  • sprouts and water chestnuts. Sprinkle with chow mein noodles. In a
  • blender, combine the dressing ingredients; cover and process until
  • blended. Serve with salad. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 281 calories, 18 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 56 mg cholesterol, 313 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 6 g protein.