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Hot Spinach Salad

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This Hot Spinach Salad is just right for a lazy day when you want to just snuggle up with a pillow and read your favorite book. A healthy salad, Hot Spinach Salad is great for kids who need all the nutrition to keep them all charged up.
  Water 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vegetable oil 1 Teaspoon
  Elbow macaroni 1 Cup (16 tbs), uncooked
  Bacon slices 6 , diced
  Chopped onion 2 Tablespoon
  Flour 2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Dry mustard 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Garlic powder To Taste
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  White wine vinegar 3 Tablespoon
  Egg 1
  Leaf spinach 1⁄2 Pound, torn

Bring 4 cups water to a rapid boil in a heavy 2 quart saucepan.
Add 1/2 teaspoon salt and oil.
Gradually add macaroni, being sure water continues to boil.
Cook macaroni uncovered until tender but firm, stirring occasionally.
Rinse with cold water.
Drain again; set aside.
In a medium skillet, cook bacon until crisp.
Drain off fat, reserving 1/4 cup in skillet.
Saute onion in reserved drippings.
Stir in flour.
Continue stirring over medium heat, about 1 minute.
Add sugar, 1/2 teaspoon salt, dry mustard, pepper and garlic powder.
Blend 1/2 cup water into flour mixture a little at a time, stirring constantly.
Stir in vinegar.
Continue to stir over medium heat until thickened.
Remove from heat.
In a small bowl, beat egg slightly with a fork or whisk.
Stir 2 tablespoons hot mixture into beaten egg.
Slowly stir egg mixture into hot mixture.
In a large salad bowl, mix cooked macaroni, spinach and cooked bacon.
Add hot dressing; toss well to coat all ingredients.
Serve immediately.
Makes 4 to 6 servings.

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