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Warm Spinach Salad with Orange, Mushroom, and Bacon Recipe

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This recipe for Warm Spinach Salad with Orange, Mushroom, and Bacon, by , is from The Donovan Family Online Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Bryan Donovan
Added: Thursday, January 27, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Dressing:
8 ounces bacon
3/4 cup fresh orange juice
1/4 cup mince shallots
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar

Salad:
3 oranges peeled and clean
10 ounces spinach leaves stems removed
1 medium head radicchio
12 ounces of mixed mushrooms (white, shitake, oyster, whatever) stemmed and sliced

Directions:
Directions:
All ingredients should be at room temperature. Fry bacon (you can cut into bit-sized pieces before or after cooking, remember it shrinks) and remove from fat, then add and lightly saute the sliced mushrooms and shallots, remove and drain. Keep 1/4 cup of bacon fat and combine it with all of the dressing ingredients, season with salt and pepper.

Rip spinach and radicchio into fork-size pieces placing in large salad bowl. Cut cleaned oranges and cover salad evenly with orange pieces, mushrooms and bacon, Lightly coat with dressing, lightly toss, serve and enjoy!

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes

 

 

 

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