Bacon Spinach Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home
Total Time
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
Even our kids—who normally don't care for spinach—can't resist this salad with its rich dressing and crumbled bacon. Of course, you can use other greens instead of spinach. —Gretchen Kuipers, Platte, South Dakota

Updated: Sep. 23, 2022

Bacon Spinach Salad

Prep Time 20 min
Yield 8 servings.

Ingredients

  • 6 bacon strips, chopped
  • 6 cups torn spinach leaves
  • 1/2 small head iceberg lettuce, torn
  • 6 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard

Directions

  1. In a small skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp, stirring occasionally. Drain on paper towels. Refrigerate greens and onions in a salad bowl until serving. Combine remaining ingredients in a jar with a tight-fitting lid; shake well. Just before serving, pour dressing over greens; toss to coat. Serve with bacon.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 176 calories, 17g fat (2g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 427mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

Even our kids—who normally don't care for spinach—can't resist this salad with its rich dressing and crumbled bacon. Of course, you can use other greens instead of spinach. —Gretchen Kuipers, Platte, South Dakota