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Spinach Salad with Bacon, Cheddar and Apple


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  • 9 oz. pkg. baby spinach leaves
  • 1 cup (4 oz.) Sargento® ChefStyle Shredded Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 small red apple, such as gala or fuji, chopped
  • 4 thick slices applewood smoked bacon, cut crosswise into thin strips
  • 1/3 cup minced shallots or sweet onion
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • Freshly ground black pepper (optional)


Servings 3
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Step 1

Combine spinach, cheese and apple in a large bowl.
Cook bacon in a large skillet or saucepan over medium heat until crisp. about 7 minutes.
Use a slotted spoon to transfer bacon to a paper towel; set aside.
Cook shallots in drippings 3 minutes or until softened.
Add vinegar; bring to a boil and boil 30 seconds.
Add mixture to bowl; toss well. Sprinkle reserved bacon over salad and serve with pepper if desired.
Helpful Tips
Note: For a more wilted salad, add spinach mixture back to skillet or saucepan and toss over medium heat 1 minute.

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