Warm Egg and Turkey Bacon Spinach Salad

Makes 4 servings (2 cups per serving)

Ingredients

For Salad:

  • ~8 cups baby spinach leaves
  • ½ red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 orange pepper, thinly sliced
  • 4 hard-boiled eggs, quartered
  • 4 slices cooked turkey bacon, small chopped

For Vinaigrette:

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • ¼ tsp. cracked pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. water
  • 2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil

Preparation

  1. For the dressing, mix all ingredients (except olive oil) together in a small bowl. Slowly add the olive oil, whisking it in to the ingredients. Set aside until close to serving time.
  2. Before serving, pour the dressing into a small pot and heat to a simmer over medium heat.
  3. For the salad, split the spinach between four plates. Top each plate with red onion, orange bell pepper, egg and turkey bacon.
  4. Drizzle the warmed dressing over top. Serve immediately and enjoy!

Nutritional analysis per serving: 210 calories, 14.4 g fat, 10.9 g protein, 8.2 g carbohydrate (5.9 g available carbohydrate), 2.3 g fibre, 386 mg sodium

My Viva Servings: 0 grain, 1 protein, 3 vegetable, 0 fruit, 1 fat, 0 dairy