Warm Bacon & Shallot Spinach Salad

Time & Servings
8 servings
27 minutes ready time =
15 minutes preparation +
12 minutes cooking
Ingredients
  • 4 slices bacon, chopped
    Piller's Back Bacon Cornmeal Coated Fully Cooked ~ 1KG
    $15.94 • Ea
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  • 1 large shallots , finely chopped
    French Shallots ~ 3LB
    $5.39 • Ea
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 pot Knorr® Homestyle Stock Beef
  • 2 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar
    Gala Apples ~ 6LB
    $10.79 • Ea
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  • 2 Tbsp. pure maple syrup
    Kirkland Maple Syrup 1L
    $14.62 • Ea
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  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
    Kirkland Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2L
    $24.67 • Ea
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  • 1 container (330 g.) baby spinach leaves
    Fresh Spinach 454G
    $4.31 • Ea
  • 2 apples, peeled, cored and diced
    Gala Apples ~ 6LB
    $10.79 • Ea
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  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries, (optional)
    Ocean Spray Craisins Dried Cranberries Original 1.8KG
    $12.41 • Ea
Directions
  • Cook bacon in medium saucepan until crisp. Remove bacon and set aside. Reserve 30 mL drippings.
  • Cook shallotss in reserved drippings over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until golden, about 4 minutes. Stir in water and Knorr® Homestyle Stock Beef and bring to a boil. Stir in vinegar, maple syrup and olive oil. Reduce heat to low and simmer, stirring frequently, 2 minutes. Season, if desired, with ground black pepper.
  • Arrange spinach, apples, cranberries and bacon on large serving platter. Toss with warm dressing and serve immediately.
  • Each serving of this salad provides 3 servings of vegetables and is a source of fibre and vitamin C.