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Spinach Salad With Bacon and Croutons

Spinach Salad With Bacon and Croutons
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  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.
By June, 2012

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 150
  • Fat 9g
  • Sat Fat 2g
  • Cholesterol 12mg
  • Sodium 563mg
  • Protein 5g
  • Carbohydrate 13g
  • Sugar 2g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Iron 2mg
  • Calcium 72mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Loaf of bread and butter
Any variety of bread—whole wheat, rye, sourdough—will make tasty croutons in this recipe.

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