Warm Bacon & Shallot Spinach Salad

Warm Bacon & Shallot Spinach Salad

  • Recipe Serves8
  • Preparation Time15 min
  • Cooking Time12 min

Ingredients

  • 4 slices bacon, chopped
  • 1 large shallot [or small onion ], finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tub Knorr® Homestyle Stock - Beef
  • 2 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. pure maple syrup
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 package (11 oz.) baby spinach leaves
  • 2 apples, peeled, cored and diced
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries

Directions

  • Cook bacon in medium saucepan until crisp. Remove bacon and set aside. Reserve 2 tablespoons drippings.
  • Cook shallot in reserved drippings over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until golden, about 4 minutes. Stir in water and Knorr® Homestyle Stock - Beef and bring to a boil. Stir in vinegar, maple syrup and olive oil. Reduce heat to low and simmer, stirring frequently, 2 minutes. Season, if desired, with ground black pepper.
  • Arrange spinach, apples, cranberries and bacon on large serving platter. Drizzle with warm dressing and serve immediately.