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.
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Last modified on: June 12th 2019

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Stage 1 - 5 min.
Baby spinach salad
Peel, rinse and slice 1 spring onion (scallion).

Set aside.

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

Stage 3 - 5 min.
Baby spinach salad
Shred the spinach.

Set aside.

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

Set aside.

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

Set aside.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
Baby spinach salad

Stage 8 - 3 min.
Baby spinach salad
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.
It is best to use very tender spinach leaves, are ideally the very young "baby" leaves, or at least the smallest ones.
Should be eaten the day it is made.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,409 Kcal or 5,899 Kj31 gr57 gr136 gr
70 %12 %5 %21 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
163 Kcal or 682 Kj4 gr7 gr16 gr
8 %1 %1 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
352 Kcal or 1,474 Kj8 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).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Gluten, Egg, Sulfites, Mustard
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 2.75 €
  • Per person : 0.69 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
Fresh spinachFresh spinach: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Chilli chicken and spinach gratin, How to prepare spinach, Mixed vegetable curry, Koulibiak in pie dish, Late Winter Soup with Fresh Spinach, ... All
Small pieces of baconSmall pieces of bacon: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Beef braised in reduced red wine, Truffade, Oven omelette, Maroilles cheese quiche, Green beans with tomatoes, ... All
French dressing (vinaigrette)French dressing (vinaigrette): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pea and avocado salad, Crunchy radish and carrot salad, Avocado, artichoke and chicken salad, Greek salad with chicken, Tahitian salad, ... All
Hard-boiled eggHard-boiled egg: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Mixed salad stack, Springtime mixed salad, Langres-style spinach, Bistro sandwich, Lentil and cold-meat salad, ... All
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