Spinach salad with mushrooms

Serves 2
Ingredients for the salad:
Organic baby spinach
3 white mushrooms sliced
2 tablespoons Pine nuts
2 slices of Apple wood smoked bacon
salt and fresh ground pepper to taste

Dressing:

1 small shallot
3 tablespoons Champagne vinegar (or white wine vinegar)
1/4 cup fresh squeezed juice from orange
1/4 cup Olive oil
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
4 scallions
2 tablespoon honey (more or less depending how sweet you like it to be)
Fresh ground pepper and and little bit of salt

Combine all the dressing ingredients in a blender.you will have leftover of this dressing that you can store in fridge for later use.

Directions:

Make the dressing first and set aside.
Cut the bacon and bake it at 350 degrees for about 5 minutes or so.Let it slightly cool down.
Place spinach in a salad bowl.Add mushrooms,pine nuts, and bacon.Drizzle some dressing and mix gently.Sprinkle with fresh ground pepper and salt if needed.You can also add fresh fruit like orange,apple or pear if you prefer.

Comments

  1. This looks wonderful. I especially like the dressing!

  2. Yum! Thanks for the recipe!

  3. Looks delicious, and the bacon is a great addition!Cheers:)Judit & Corina

  4. I was just brainstorming for salad ideas, now I know what to make thanks to your post! Yum! baby spinach rocks!

  5. Spinach salad sounds great, loved the dressing as well :)Thanks for ur lovely comments and follow at my space dear which lead me to this beautiful space of urs. You have a great blog shaping up and really glad to follow you

  6. this salad is lovely…thanks for sharing the recipe!

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