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Wilted Spinach Salad

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This wilted spinach salad is a flavorful spinach salad recipe. Prepared with bacon for taste along with red onions and pepper, the wilted spinach salad is dressed with a warm white wine and vinegar mix. Toss and serve this yummy salad!
Ingredients
  Fresh spinach/Iceberg lettuce / escarole / chicory 1 Pound, trimmed
  Lean bacon slice 1
  Sweet red pepper 1 Medium, cored, seeded, and sliced lengthwise into strips about 1/4 inch wide (Yellow Or Green Pepper)
  Red onion 1 Small, chopped fine
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Dry white wine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cider vinegar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
Directions

Wash the spinach, pat it dry with paper towels, and tear it into bite size pieces.
Place in a large salad bowl and set aside.
In a heavy 7 inch skillet over moderate heat, cook the bacon until crisp 3 to 4 minutes; remove the bacon and drain on a paper towel.
Discard all but 1 tablespoon of the bacon drippings.
Add the red pepper, onion, and garlic to the hot drippings, and cook, stirring, over moderate heat for 2 minutes.
Add the wine, vinegar, sugar, and black pepper; bring to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer, uncovered, for 1 minute.
Pour the hot dressing over the spinach and toss well.
Crumble the reserved bacon over the top and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Healthy

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