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

Keywords for this recipe:SaladSpinachBaconCrouton
For 4 people, you will need:

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32 min.10 min.42 min.
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Step by step recipe


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.
Baby spinach salad : Photo of step #2
Prepare 400 g fresh spinach, but do not cook.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
Baby spinach salad : Photo of step #3
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.
Baby spinach salad : Photo of step #5
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 : Photo of step #6
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 : Photo of step #7

Stage 8 - 3 min.
Baby spinach salad : Photo of step #8
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).
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 2.75 €
  • Per person : 0.69 €

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Source
Home made.
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, Mixed vegetable curry, Koulibiak in pie dish, Chilli chicken and spinach gratin, Pistachio and spinach pesto, ... All
Small pieces of baconSmall pieces of bacon: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pasta with mustard-cream sauce, French-style peas, Langres-style spinach, bread-crust quiche, Quiche Lorraine, ... All
French dressing (vinaigrette)French dressing (vinaigrette): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Comtoise endive salad, Endive and cheese salad with croutons, French bean salad with vinaigrette , Alsatian-style salad, Bistro-style endive salad, ... All
Hard-boiled eggHard-boiled egg: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Layered Leek and Egg Gratin , Crispy smoked salmon and herb rolls, Pea and avocado salad, Leek and broccoli "à la flamande", Green Piedmont Salad, ... All
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