Spinach is good for you and spinach salads are great. They are great in the summer or anytime of the year.
Summer time is hot so cool salads are always great. This salad is fast and easy to make and it is delicious.
- 2 pounds fresh spinach
- 4 hard boiled eggs, peeled and chopped
- ½ pound bacon, cooked until crisp and crumbled
- 1 cup croutons
- ½ cup sliced fresh mushrooms
- 1 red onion sliced in thin rings.
- 1 chopped onion
- 2/3 cup sugar
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup vegetable oil
- 1/3 cup cider vinegar
- ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
- 1 teaspoon celery seed
- 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
Chop or tear spinach into bite-size pieces and place in a large salad bowl.
Add eggs, bacon, croutons, mushrooms and red onion.
To prepare the dressing combine onion, sugar, salt, oil, vinegar, pepper, celery seed and mustard in a blender. Blend until smooth.
Pour enough dressing over the salad mixture to lightly coat. Toss and serve.
You can serve this salad for a light lunch. Warm French bread will go great with this salad. You can also serve this salad with your favorite crackers.
If you prefer you can replace the sugar with Splenda or you favorite artificial sweetener.