Deluxe Spinach Salad
This well-dressed spinach salad is sure to go over big with your family and guests.
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons Dijon-style mustard
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
2 tablespoons lemon juice
3/4 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cup olive oil
1/2 cup white wine vinegar
2 bunches fresh spinach, washed and dried
2 tomatoes, wedged or diced
1 large red onion, sliced thinly
1/2 pound bacon, cooked and crumbled
1 large egg, hard-boiled and finely minced
Freshly grated Parmesan cheese for sprinkling
- Put sugar, salt, mustard, pepper, garlic powder, Worcestershire sauce and lemon juice into blender. Blend for 30 seconds; add vegetable and olive oils and vinegar into blender. Blend for about a minute more, or until well mixed. Chill.
- Tear spinach leaves, add tomatoes, onion, bacon and egg and place in large serving bowl.
- Add about 1/2 cup dressing to salad and toss. Serve additional dressing on the side if more is desired.
- Top with grated Parmesan cheese.
Makes 8 servings.