Spinach and Bacon Salad

Spruce up a spinach salad with sweet apples and bacon.
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Photo by: juan monino

juan monino

Ingredients:

6 cups baby spinach leaves, washed and spun dry
1 Granny Smith apple, halved, cored and thinly sliced
6 slices bacon, sliced into 1/4" strips
1 small shallot, chopped
1 tsp. Dijon mustard
Salt and pepper to taste
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar

Instructions:

1. Place spinach and apple slices in a large mixing bowl.
2. Render bacon strips over low heat until crisp. Remove with a slotted spoon onto paper towels to drain.
3. Add shallots to bacon fat and sauté until soft and fragrant.
4. Whisk in mustard, vinegar, and then olive oil. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
5. Pour dressing over spinach, add bacon, and toss to wilt salad slightly.

Yield: Serves 4

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