Spinach Salad With Bacon and Croutons

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 150 calories
    • Fat 9 g
    • Sat Fat 2 g
    • Cholesterol 12 mg
    • Sodium 563 mg
    • Protein 5 g
    • Carbohydrate 13 g
    • Sugar 2 g
    • Fiber 2 g
    • Iron 2 mg
    • Calcium 72 mg

Ingredients

  1. Check 4 slices bacon, cut up
  2. Check 2 slices sandwich bread, torn into 1-inch pieces
  3. Check kosher salt and black pepper
  4. Check 1/4cup buttermilk
  5. Check 2tablespoons mayonnaise
  6. Check 1tablespoon chopped fresh herbs (such as chives, parsley, and dill)
  7. Check 5ounces baby spinach (6 cups)
  8. Check 1/2 cucumber, sliced

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 400° F. On a rimmed baking sheet, toss the bacon and bread; season with ¼ teaspoon salt and ⅛ teaspoon pepper. Roast until the bacon is crisp, 10 to 12 minutes; let cool.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the buttermilk, mayonnaise, herbs, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and ⅛ teaspoon pepper. Add the spinach, cucumber, and crouton mixture and toss to coat.