Spinach Salad with Hot Bacon Dressing

    yield: 1 serving
    prep time: 10 minutes

    This is a great salad because it can easily be prepared for one person. And it’s really pretty. You know looks matter to some people! The dressing is savory with a hint of sweetness.

    • 1 loosely packed cup baby spinach leaves
    • 1 hard-boiled egg, peeled and chopped
    • 2 slices bacon, cooked and cut into small pieces
    • ¼ cup raw pecan halves
    • 6 fresh blackberries


    • 2 tablespoons hot bacon drippings
    • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
    • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
    • 1 tablespoon granular erythritol
    • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
    • Salt and ground black pepper

    1. Place the spinach leaves in a salad bowl. Top with the egg, bacon, pecans, and blackberries.

    2. Prepare the dressing: In a small bowl, whisk together the bacon drippings, vinegar, olive oil, erythritol, and mustard. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Drizzle the dressing over the salad and serve immediately.