This healthy, leafy salad is accented with bacon, hard-cooked eggs, bean sprouts, water chestnuts and an easy homemade dressing. It was a hit when I served it at the National Spinach Conference last year.
12 ServingsPrep\Total Time: 15 min.
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 1/3 cup white vinegar
- 1/3 cup ketchup
- 1/3 cup canola oil
- 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
- 1 pound fresh baby spinach
- 1 can (14 ounces) bean sprouts, drained
- 1 can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained
- 2 medium onions, sliced
- 2 hard-cooked eggs, sliced
- 1/4 cup real bacon bits
- In a bowl, whisk the sugar, vinegar, ketchup, oil and Worcestershire
- sauce. Cover and refrigerate until serving.
- In a large bowl, combine the spinach, bean sprouts, water chestnuts,
- onions and eggs. Just before serving, whisk the dressing and pour
- over salad; toss to coat. Sprinkle with bacon. Yield: 12 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 cups) equals 136 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 37 mg cholesterol, 218 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 4 g protein.