Warm Spinach Salad with Bacon Dressing and Poached Eggs

Warm Spinach Salad with Bacon Dressing and Poached Eggs

Submitted by: Make the Best of Everything - www.makethebestofeverything.com

Serving Size: 4

Qty Ingredient
10 ouncesfresh spinach
1/2 cupgrape tomatoes
1/3 cupcarrots, chopped
1 as desiredasparagus, bunch
2 slicesbacon
2 ouncesgoat cheese
4-5 as desiredeggs, poached
1 dashpepper
2 slicesbacon
1/2 onion, caramelized
1/2 cupapple cider vinegar
1 teaspoondijon mustard
1 tablespoonssugar
1/2 teaspooncornstarch
2 tablespoonswater

Directions:

  • Arrange spinach in a bowl, or a platter. Add tomatoes, carrots and goat cheese.
  • Steam asparagus. Cut asparagus into pieces and arrange them on the salad.
  • Cook all four pieces of bacon. Crumble two pieces on the salad. Save the bacon grease and 2 slices of bacon for the dressing.
  • Poach eggs.
  • Make bacon dressing.
  • Add bacon, poached eggs and warm bacon dressing to the salad. Top the eggs with a little pepper and serve.
Warm Bacon Dressing
  • In the pan that has the leftover bacon grease, add chopped onion and caramelize.
  • Add sugar, two slices of crumbled bacon, cider vinegar, dijon mustard, water and cornstarch.
  • Heat until the dressing is nicely blended and drizzle on the salad still warm.
Poached Eggs
  • Crack eggs into individual bowls or saucers.
  • Bring a pan of water to a simmer.
  • Tip eggs into the pan individually.
  • Cook for two minutes. Remove from heat.
  • Leave in the pan for another 6-7 minutes.
  • Remove from pan and serve.