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.
18,4033.2/5 for 5 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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32 min.10 min.42 min.
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Should be eaten the day it is made.

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.
Baby spinach salad : Photo of step #4
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.

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.

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Fresh spinachFresh spinach: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Mixed vegetable curry, Rice and fresh spinach salad, Late Winter Soup with Fresh Spinach, How to prepare spinach, Fresh spinach with cream, ... All
Small pieces of baconSmall pieces of bacon: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Vol-au-vent, Special Cheese and Walnut Sticks, Rabbit with mustard, Alsatian-style salad, Breton Pie, ... All
French dressing (vinaigrette)French dressing (vinaigrette): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Rice and fresh spinach salad, Pea and avocado salad, Mixed salad, White asparagus salad, Prawn salad with a crunch, ... All
Hard-boiled eggHard-boiled egg: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Springtime mixed salad, Spinach on toast with bechamel, Lentil and cold-meat salad, Linzer torte, Layered Leek and Egg Gratin , ... All

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