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Spinach Salad with Hot Bacon Dressing

Author: Mrs Happy Homemaker


  • 3 eggs hard boiled
  • 7 slices thick cut bacon
  • 1 medium red onion thinly sliced
  • 10 ounces baby spinach washed
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • salt & pepper to taste


  • Fry the bacon in a skillet until crispy. Remove to a paper towel. Drain the grease into a bowl & set aside. Cook the sliced onion in the skillet slowly until caramelized and reduced.
  • Chop the bacon. Peel & slice the eggs.
  • Make the hot bacon dressing. Mix 3 tablespoons of reserved bacon fat, vinegar, sugar, Dijon mustard, & salt to a small saucepan or skillet over medium high heat. Whisk together & heat thoroughly until bubbly.
  • Add the spinach to a large bowl. Arrange the onions & bacon on top. Pour the hot dressing on, toss to combine, & then top with the egg slices.