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Lemon And Bacon Spinach Salad

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Ingredients
  Bacon slices 6
  Spinach 1 Pound
  Olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Chopped fresh marjoram/Summer savory/1/4 teaspoon dried crushed marjoram / summer savory 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Hard boiled eggs 2
Directions

Fry the bacon over medium heat till crisp.
Drain oh paper towel.
Crumble.
Reserve.
Wash the spinach in several changes of cold water.
Trim off the stems and hard ribs.
Roll in a dry tea towel, place in a plastic bag, and crisp for an hour in the refrigerator.
Combine the oil and lemon juice.
Mash the garlic with the salt and add with the pepper and marjoram to the oil and lemon juice.
Reserve.
Grate or chop finely the eggs.
Reserve just before serving, place the spinach in a large salad bowl.
Sprinkle the bacon and grated egg on top.
Pour on the dressing.
Toss up lightly to coat all the leaves.
Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Tossed
Dish: 
Salad
Interest: 
Holiday, Healthy
Ingredient: 
Spinach
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 219 Calories from Fat 187

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 21 g32.5%

Saturated Fat 3.4 g17.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 82.3 mg27.4%

Sodium 358.6 mg14.9%

Total Carbohydrates 4 g1.4%

Dietary Fiber 1.9 g7.7%

Sugars 0.7 g

Protein 5 g10.3%

Vitamin A 144.7% Vitamin C 40.1%

Calcium 9.6% Iron 15.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Lemon And Bacon Spinach Salad Recipe