Wilted Spinach Salad

  • 10 to 12 ounces fresh spinach, washed and torn into bit-size pieces
  • 1/4 cup minced red onion
  • 5 to 6 radishes, thinly sliced
  • 2 hard-cooked eggs, 1 chopped, 1 sliced
  • 2 to 4 slices bacon
  • 1 to 1 ½tablespoons bacon drippings
  • 1 ½ tbsp. sugar 3 tbsp. vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. water ½tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. pepper

Place prepared spinach in a large bowl. Add onions and radishes. Refrigerate, tightly covered. Cook bacon until crisp; remove to paper towel and set aside. In a small jar or measuring cup combine drippings with sugar, vinegar, water, salt and pepper.Refrigerate all ingredients until just before serving. When ready to serve, heat dressing just until mixture boils. Toss the chopped egg with the greens then pour the hot dressing over greens mixture; toss again lightly. Top with sliced egg and crumbled bacon. Serves 6.

Many thanks to Keeshi + Photo and Twisted String for their photography contributions