Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

Serves: 6

This salad has been a family favorite for a while! I love to bring this to parties or simply eat as a wonderful lunch or side dish. I like to add blueberries or strawberries to this salad for color and flavor.

Yield: 6 servings
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4 cups fresh baby spinach
4 cups torn iceberg lettuce
1 1/2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
1/2 pound bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
1/4 cup chopped red onion
3 tablespoons sugar
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground mustard
1/2 cup canola oil
1 1/2 teaspoons 1-1/2 poppy seeds


In a large bowl, combine spinach, lettuce, mushrooms and bacon. Place vinegar, onion, sugar, salt and mustard in blender. While processing, gradually add oil in a steady stream. Transfer to a bowl; stir in poppy seeds. Divide salad among six plates; drizzle with dressing. Yield: 6 servings (1 cup dressing).

Source: tasteofhome.com

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