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Spinach Salad with Hot Maple Bacon Dressing (low carb & Paleo)

This is a classic spinach salad with hot maple bacon dressing. Bacon, eggs and veggies topped with the warm, salty and sweet dressing to make the perfect fall salad that is low carb and Paleo too!
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword baby spinach, bacon, hard boiled eggs
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 14
Calories 256 kcal
Author Denise Wright (MyLifeCookbook.com)

Ingredients

  • 6 cups loosely packed baby spinach
  • 4 large white mushrooms sliced
  • 1/2 red onion thinly sliced
  • 4 hard boiled eggs quartered
  • 6 pieces of bacon cooked and crumbled (reserve the bacon fat when making)
  • Dressing
  • 4 tablespoons Lakanto maple flavored syrup (low carb)
  • 3 Tablespoons bacon grease from cooked bacon
  • 4 Tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Toss your spinach with the mushrooms and onions.
  2. Save the bacon and eggs for garnish.
  3. To make the dressing, add the bacon fat, vinegar and Lakanto maple syrup to a microwaveable dish. Heat on high for 1-2 minutes until boiling.

  4. Let cool a minute and then toss the salad with hot dressing.
  5. Top with eggs and bacon.
  6. Serve immediately.