SPINACH SALAD ... WITH VIRGINIA'S AMAZING ASIAN DRESSING
Author: Mrs. Butterfingers
Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 15 mins
Total time: 30 mins
This spinach salad contains the usual classic ingredients - spinach of course, hard-boiled eggs, and bacon . It is the dressing that takes it to new and delicious flavour heights.
Ingredients
  • A large bunch of spinach well washed, or a regular sized container of pre-washed baby spinach. (I also wash this spinach)
  • 8 slices of cooked bacon crumbled
  • 3 hard-boiled eggs.
  • Some thinly sliced red or white onion or several green onions sliced. The amount is up to you.
  • ASIAN SPINACH DRESSING:
  • In a medium sized bowl put
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp dry mustard
  • ¾ tsp curry powder
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp salt and a very generous amount of freshly ground black pepper
  • Add
  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp white wine
  • 3 tbsp spoons light soy sauce and give it a good whisk.
  • Now whisk in a scant ¾ cup of good quality vegetable oil. I make this with canola oil instead of the heavier olive oil, but again this is your choice.
Instructions
  1. Toss the spinach, bacon and onions with some dressing until all the leaves are coated. Then arrange the egg slices on top. Enjoy.
Notes
Chef's Notes: To make the perfect hard-boiled egg put your eggs in a saucepan and cover them with cold water. On high heat, no lid on the pan, bring the eggs to a boil. Take them off the heat and cover and let sit for 15 minutes of so. Drain and run cold water over the eggs. You'll have tender, perfectly cooked eggs.
Recipe by Mrs. Butterfingers at http://mrsbutterfingers.com/?p=527