Hot summer nights call for cool summer dinners! This Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing fits both of those bills, is delicious and healthy for you too!
While we were visiting my mom & dad’s house a few weeks ago I saw a book lying on the counter that caught my eye. The cover wasn’t super attractive, but I opened it up anyway and the photos in the book just blew me away. They immediately made me say “I must buy this cookbook!”
The next weekend while shopping I went straight to Borders and found the book! There are so many recipes I will be making from this book and I can’t wait to share them. It is amazing how you can cut calories by eating very similar things right at home.
This salad that I made fit right into the South Beach Diet eating plan for phase 1 (which Grumpy and I are both following as of Monday). I upped the protein since it was going to be our main meal and because Grumpy has to have more substance than salad and a little bit of protein :o) He was skeptical because he’s not a big raw spinach lover but he ate it anyway (did he have a choice? he he). He actually enjoyed the salad! It was delicious and filling. Definitely a keeper!
Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing
A hearty and healthy low carb keto friendly spinach salad with high protein content that satisfies.
Heat large skillet ove rmedium heat. Cook the bacon until crispy, 5-7 minutes. Transfer to a paper towel on a plate and reserve.
Add the onion and mushrooms to the hot pan and cook until the onions begin to brown, about 3 minutes. Season the shrimp with salt and pepper and add to the hot pan. Cook until shrimp are pink and firm, about 4 minutes. Stir the mustard and vinegar into the pan; season with salt and pepper. If the pan looks dry, add a splash of olive oil. To serve, top spinach with hot shrimp mixture and some of the liquid in the pan. Sprinkle with the bacon.
Shelby is the author/owner of Grumpy's Honeybunch. Established in 2007, she shares and preserves family recipes as well as recipes for cooking light and keto. She is an experienced, self-taught home cook who loves to share recipes with others. You can see her work on websites such as Veal Made Easy, Parade, Community Table, SoFab Food, Yummly, and FoodGawker.
Welcome! I'm Shelby, author of Grumpy's Honeybunch. I have been sharing family favorite recipes since 2007. I started the Keto Diet in October 2017 and since then I have been creating Keto ... read more
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