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Overhead shot of a large white bowl of spinach salad ingredients in sections, with a jar of Honey Dijon dressing.

Spinach Salad with Honey Dijon Dressing

Spinach Salad with Honey Dijon Dressing is the perfect salad for entertaining or for any weeknight meal. Easy to prepare, hearty enough for the biggest appetite, and the tangy dressing adds an extra punch of flavor. I've been making this for several years and it never gets old!

Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword honey dijon dressing, spinach salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 353 kcal
Author Sue Ringsdorf

Ingredients

Salad

  • 12 cups baby spinach - pre-washed
  • 8 ounces mushrooms - sliced
  • 1/3 cup red onion - thinly sliced
  • 8 slices bacon
  • 6 eggs - hard boiled

Dressing

  • 6 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 Tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1.5 Tablespoons honey
  • 1 Tablespoon dijon mustard
  • salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Snap the stems off the baby spinach, and add the spinach leaves to a large salad bowl.

  2. Slice the mushrooms (or use pre-sliced) and the red onions. Add them to them bowl.

  3. Cook the bacon (or use pre-cooked), and crumble. Add to bowl when slightly cooled.

  4. Boil the eggs. You can use stove-top or instant pot method. When cooled, add to the salad.

  5. Make the dressing by mixing all ingredients and firmly shake until well mixed. Drizzle on salad and serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

  1. You can use pre-cooked bacon as a time-saver.
  2. You can store the leftover salad dressing in a mason jar, for several days.
  3. If you want to make a larger batch, simple adjust the number of servings (directly in the recipe) and you'll have the correct ingredient measurements.
Nutrition Facts
Spinach Salad with Honey Dijon Dressing
Amount Per Serving
Calories 353 Calories from Fat 270
% Daily Value*
Fat 30g46%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 183mg61%
Sodium 335mg15%
Potassium 586mg17%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 12g24%
Vitamin A 5875IU118%
Vitamin C 18.3mg22%
Calcium 86mg9%
Iron 2.9mg16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.