This Classic Spinach Salad recipe is topped with bacon, red onion, fresh mushrooms & boiled eggs. An easy homemade poppy seed dressing this is the perfect complement. This makes a delicious side or is great with grilled chicken for a complete meal.

Spinach Salad with Creamy Poppy Seed Vinaigrette

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Holly Nilsson
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
This Classic Spinach Salad recipe is topped with bacon, red onion, fresh mushrooms & boiled eggs. An easy homemade poppy seed dressing this is the perfect complement. This makes a delicious side or is great with grilled chicken for a complete meal.

Ingredients

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    Dressing
    • 1 egg , room temperature
    • 1/3 cup canola oil
    • 1/3 cup olive oil
    • 1/3 cup cider vinegar
    • 2 tablespoons dijon mustard
    • 3 tablespoons honey
    • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
    • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds
    Salad
    • 10 oz spinach
    • 6 slices bacon , cooked and crumbled
    • 4 hard boiled eggs
    • 1/2 red onion , thinly sliced
    • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
    • 1 cup sliced mushrooms

    Instructions

    Dressing
    • Place egg in a small container with 1 tablespoon of the vinegar. While blending on low (with a blender or hand mixer) pour in olive oil and canola oil as slowly as possible.
    • Add in remaining vinegar, mustard, honey, garlic powder and black pepper. Pulse until mixed. Stir in poppy seeds and salt to taste.
    Salad
    • Combine all remaining ingredients except eggs in a large bowl. Toss with dressing. Add sliced eggs and serve.

    Nutrition Information

    Calories: 702, Carbohydrates: 21g, Protein: 18g, Fat: 61g, Saturated Fat: 13g, Cholesterol: 265mg, Sodium: 651mg, Potassium: 688mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 15g, Vitamin A: 7045IU, Vitamin C: 21.5mg, Calcium: 234mg, Iron: 3.6mg