Created by: Chef Keith Snow
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Recommended Beverage: Dolcetto
Learn how to make a delicious warm spinach salad with tomatoes, Dijon and a bacon vinaigrette.
3 slices bacon cooked, fat reserved
1/4 cup red onion diced
1 tbs pecans chopped
1 clove garlic minced
2 tbs champagne vinegar
1 lbs spinach cleaned
1 tbs Dijon mustard
1 cup medium mushrooms 1/4 inch sliced
1 cup tomato diced
2 tbs Parmesan cheese grated
1. In a large pan (large enough to hold one pound of spinach) place reserved bacon fat over medium heat add onion, garlic cook until onions become transparent.
2. Add mushrooms and cook until they give off their liquid.
3. Now add the pecans and vinegar, season with salt and pepper and add spinach, cook for thirty seconds just enough to warm the spinach. turn the spinach continually.
4. Place the spinach in a large bowl and add the tomatoes, Dijon and Parmesan cheese toss the mixture just until mixed season with salt and pepper and serve.[/private]