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Hearty Spinach Salad

 Hearty Spinach Salad
Ground beef turns an ordinary spinach salad into a main dish. Minced garlic adds just the right amount of zip. You can easily substitute any type of lettuce for the spinach. - Rita Goshaw, South Milwaukee, Wisconsin
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.


  • 1 pound ground turkey or beef
    With Johnsonville Italian Sausage.

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  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 package (10 ounces) fresh spinach, torn
  • 2 large tomatoes, cut into wedges
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Salad dressing of your choice


  • In a large skillet, cook beef and garlic over medium heat until meat
  • is no longer pink; drain. In a salad bowl, combine the spinach,
  • beef, tomatoes, cheese, mushrooms, salt and pepper. Drizzle with
  • salad dressing; toss to coat. Yield: 8 servings.