Bacon and Spinach Salad

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Avocado and bacon elevate this simple salad to a special side dish. Baby spinach is a mild and extremely versatile green to have in your fridge—toss it into salads, soups and stews or use it as a topping for sandwiches.

  • Portion size 6 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: July 2015

Ingredients

Honey-Mustard Vinaigrette:
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon grainy mustard
  • 2 teaspoons liquid honey
  • pinch each salt and pepper
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
Salad:
  • 6 cups baby packed spinach
  • 6 strips bacon cooked and chopped
  • 2 avocados peeled, pitted and sliced

Method

Honey-Mustard Vinaigrette: In small bowl, whisk together vinegar, mustard, honey, salt and pepper. Gradually whisk in oil. Set aside. (Make-ahead: Refrigerate in airtight container for up to 3 days.)

Salad: In large bowl, gently toss together spinach, bacon and avocado. Add vinaigrette and toss gently to coat.

Nutritional facts per serving: about

  • Fibre 5 g
  • Sodium 335 mg
  • Sugars 2 g
  • Protein 7 g
  • Calories 251.0
  • Total fat 22 g
  • Potassium 516 mg
  • Cholesterol 13 mg
  • Saturated fat 4 g
  • Total carbohydrate 8 g

%RDI

  • Iron 10.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 47.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 4.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 29.0
  • Vitamin C 23.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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