Spinach Pear Salad W/Bacon and Honey Dijon Dressing

“A salad recipe that is really a keeper for those who like to mix bold flavors! Served it last night to guests that were still talking about it when we served dessert...enjoy!”
READY IN:
20mins
SERVES:
8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Fry smoked bacon to cripsy stage. Remove from skillet, let cool and reserve grease for dressing; Wash and Plate Spinach (remove stems); Wash and slice pears (using red pears will add color) - arrange over the bed of spinach; Add Blueberries if desired; Tear mint leaves and add to the plates; Crumble the crispy bacon and goat cheese over top. Dressing is simple -- Add vinegar, dijon mustard and honey to blender, mix well. With blender set on low speed, add bacon grease, and add EVOO slowly to emulsify dressing. Add salt and pepper to taste' mix well on high for the last couple of minutes. Drizzle on salad, and serve.

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