Spinach Salad With Bacon and Croutons

Spinach Salad With Bacon and Croutons
Paul Sirisalee
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Hands-On Time
10
minutes
Total Time
20
minutes
Serves 4

Ingredients

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

 

Sue Li
June 2012

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 150
  • 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
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.

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