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.
4,8753.3/5 for 4 ratings
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Last modified on: June 12th 2019

For 4 people, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 2 people 4 people 8 people 12 people

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
32 min.10 min.42 min.
Keeping: Should be eaten the day it is made.
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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.
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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.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,566 Kcal or 6,557 Kj30 gr57 gr136 gr
78 %11 %5 %21 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
181 Kcal or 758 Kj3 gr7 gr16 gr
9 %1 %1 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
391 Kcal or 1,637 Kj7 gr14 gr34 gr
20 %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: How to prepare spinach, Late Winter Soup with Fresh Spinach, Salmon and spinach quiche, Fresh spinach with cream, Koulibiak in pie dish, ... All
Small pieces of baconSmall pieces of bacon: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Gratin du Nord, Vol-au-vent, Fillet of pollack cooked in two stages, Ramekins of duchess potatoes, Fougasse with bacon and Comté, ... All
French dressing (vinaigrette)French dressing (vinaigrette): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Warm Leek and Potato Salad, Chicken club sandwich, Beetroot and fried chicken salad, Chicken and Avocado Salad, Chickpea salad, ... All
Hard-boiled eggHard-boiled egg: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Linzer torte, Spinach on toast with bechamel, White asparagus salad, Crispy smoked salmon and herb rolls, Leeks in vinaigrette , ... All

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