Classic Fresh Spinach Salad Recipe


Preparation Time20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings6
Main Ingredient


 Spinach1 Pound
 Red onion1 Small, sliced
 Hard-cooked eggs3 , finely chopped
 Bacon slices6 , cooked and crumbled
For the dressing
 Onion1 Small, chopped
 Vegetable oil1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Vinegar1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Prepared mustard1 Tablespoon
 Celery seeds1 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 478 Calories from Fat 364

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 41 g63.3%

Saturated Fat 6.1 g30.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 122.6 mg

Sodium 323.1 mg13.5%

Total Carbohydrates 23 g7.6%

Dietary Fiber 2.3 g9.4%

Sugars 18.7 g

Protein 7 g13.5%

Vitamin A 145.2% Vitamin C 38.9%

Calcium 11.2% Iron 15.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1 Remove the stems from the spinach.
2 Thoroughly wash the leaves in lukewarm water.
3 Pat dry using a kitchen towel.
4 Tear the leaves into bite-size pieces.
5 In a large bowl, combine spinach, onion, eggs, and bacon.
6 For the dressing: In a container of electric blender, combine all the ingredients.
7 Process well.
8 Place in the refrigerator and chill thoroughly.
9 Stir well before serving.

10 Serve with the dressing.