Spinach, crumbly bacon, and mushrooms seem fated to be together in wonderful salads, and this one is no exception. But what makes these three ingredients even more tasty, is the warm tangy dressing that 's poured over them just before serving. Serves four
INGREDIENTS (for 4 servings):
- 4 slices bacon
- 2 eggs
- 2 teaspoons white sugar
- 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
- 2 tablespoons water
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 pound spinach
- 1/4 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced
Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Crumble and set aside. Reserve 2 tablespoons bacon fat.
Place eggs in a saucepan and cover completely with cold water. Bring water to a boil. Cover, remove from heat, and let eggs stand in hot water for 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from hot water, cool, peel and cut in wedges.
Return 2 tablespoons bacon fat to skillet, stir in sugar, vinegar, water and salt. Keep warm.
Wash and remove stems from spinach, dry thoroughly and break into pieces in salad bowl. Pour warm dressing over and toss until coated.
Top salad with mushrooms and bacon, garnish with egg.