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Spinach Salad With Hot Bacon Dressing

Per Serving

Spinach Salad With Hot Bacon Dressing

Makes: 11 servings
Serving Size: 1 1/2 cups
Calories 40
Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 0.3 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Carbohydrate 5 g
Fiber 1 g
Sugars 3 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 80 mg
Potassium 300 mg
Protein 3 g
Phosphorus 50 mg
Choices: Nonstarchy Vegetable 1
  • Makes: 11 servings
  • Serving Size: 1 1/2 cups
  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 6 minutes

Ingredients

7 cups fresh baby spinach leaves
1 small head romaine lettuce, washed, dried, and broken into bite-size pieces
10 large white mushrooms, cleaned, peeled (if necessary), stemmed, and sliced
Dressing
4 slices lean baconĀ (at least 40 percent less fat), chopped
1 small onion, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup cider vinegar
1 Tbsp. sugar
2 Tbsp. tomato paste

Directions

  1. Toss together the spinach, lettuce, and mushrooms in a large serving bowl.
  2. Cook the bacon in a large, heavy skillet over medium heat until crisp. Add the onion and sauté for 2 minutes. Add the garlic, vinegar, sugar, and tomato paste. Stir to blend. Drizzle the dressing over the salad, toss, and serve.
 
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