Baby spinach salad


Baby spinach salad
It might not be obvious, but spinach can be eaten raw, as in this salad, where the leaves are shredded and mixed with croutons, lardons (bacon bits) and hard-boiled eggs.
39,0914/5 for 12 ratings
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Last modified on: June 12th 2019

For 4 people, you will need:

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Stage 1 - 5 min.
Baby spinach salad : Photo of step #1
Peel, rinse and slice 1 spring onion (scallion).

Set aside.

Stage 2 - 15 min.
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Prepare 400 g fresh spinach, but do not cook.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
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Shred the spinach.

Set aside.

Stage 4 - 2 min.
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Cut 1 slice bread into small cubes.

Set aside.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
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Pour 1 tablespoon olive oil into a small frying pan on high heat. When good and hot, add 100 g small pieces of bacon.

Fry until lightly browned, stirring frequently, then transfer to a plate, leaving the fat in the pan. Put the pan back on the heat.

Stage 6 - 5 min.
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Put the bread cubes into the pan and fry in the bacon fat until golden brown.

Set aside.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
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Stage 8 - 3 min.
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Put the spinach, croutons, lardons and eggs into a salad bowl.

Add the parsley and 5 tablespoons French dressing (vinaigrette). Mix well and your baby spinach salad is ready.

Remarks

It is best to use very tender spinach leaves, are ideally the very young "baby" leaves, or at least the smallest ones.

Keeping:

Should be eaten the day it is made.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,419 Kcal or 5,941 Kj30 gr57 gr136 gr
71 %11 %5 %21 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
164 Kcal or 687 Kj3 gr7 gr16 gr
8 %1 %1 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
355 Kcal or 1,486 Kj7 gr14 gr34 gr
18 %3 %1 %5 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
Fresh spinachFresh spinach: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Rice and fresh spinach salad, How to prepare spinach, Late Winter Soup with Fresh Spinach, Salmon and spinach quiche, Mixed vegetable curry, ... All
Small pieces of baconSmall pieces of bacon: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Green beans with tomatoes, Crispy spinach rolls, Dipping bread with cheese, Vol-au-vent, Quiche Lorraine, ... All
French dressing (vinaigrette)French dressing (vinaigrette): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Valay salad, Crunchy spring salad, Herb salad, Purple sprouting broccoli and endive salad, White asparagus salad, ... All
Hard-boiled eggHard-boiled egg: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Julia salad, Fresh spinach with cream, Linzer torte, Salade Niçoise, Crispy spinach rolls, ... All

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