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Mr. Green Jean's Spinach Salad Recipe

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This recipe for Mr. Green Jean's Spinach Salad, by , is from McCarthy Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Helen Burton-McCarthy
Added: Friday, July 4, 2008


8 c. fresh spinach leaves
3 hard boiled eggs chopped
8 slices crisp bacon,
1 1/2 c. sliced mushrooms
drained and crumbled
1 to 2 c. grated Cheddar cheese
1 to 2 c. grated Monterey Jack cheese
3 green onions
2 c. herbed croutons

Warm Dressing:
1/4 c. white vinegar
1 to T. granulated sugar
1/3 c. bacon drippings
1 c. mayonnaise
1/2 small onion, peeled and pureed or finely chopped

Rinse spinach leaves thoroughly, dry in salad spinner and set aside. Cook eggs and fry bacon, reserving bacon fat for dressing.

Combine spinach, eggs, bacon, mushrooms, cheese, onions and croutons in a large salad bowl. Toss to blend.

Combine vinegar, sugar, bacon drippings, mayonnaise and onion in a saucepan. Heat gently until onion is tender. Serve dressing warm drizzled over salad. If overheated, dressing may separated and if it does, simply stir in a little more mayonnaise.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 large servings
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
45 minutes




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