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.
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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: Koulibiak in pie dish, How to prepare spinach, Chilli chicken and spinach gratin, Fresh spinach with cream, 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: Rabbit civet, Oven omelette, Cocotte eggs with Comté, Artichoke hearts forestier , Special Cheese and Walnut Sticks, ... All
French dressing (vinaigrette)French dressing (vinaigrette): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Corn salad with croutons, Rice and fresh spinach salad, Red cabbage salad with chives, Warm salad of potatoes and purple artichokes, Warm broccoli and Tuna Salad, ... All
Hard-boiled eggHard-boiled egg: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Piedmont salad, Springtime mixed salad, Leek and egg frichti, Rice and purple-sprouting broccoli salad, Corn salad with croutons, ... All
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