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Wilted Spinach and Mushroom Salad with Bacon and Strawberries

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“An elegant and wonderfully flavored main dish salad. It's light (perfect for when you just happen to have a lavishly rich dessert lying around!) and easy--it takes about 25 minutes from start to finish.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl, combine the spinach, mushrooms, and scallions; sprinkle with pepper and set aside.
  2. For the dressing, cook the bacon in a 12" skillet until crisp.
  3. Remove the bacon; reserve 2 Tbsp.
  4. of the drippings.
  5. Crumble the bacon; set aside.
  6. Stir the vinegar, sugar, and dry mustard into the reserved bacon drippings; bring to a boil, then remove from heat.
  7. Add the spinach mixture; toss the mixture in the skillet for 30-60 seconds, or just until the spinach is wilted.
  8. Transer the salad to a serving dish or large bowl; add the strawberries or orange segments.
  9. Top with the crumbled bacon and serve immediately.

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