Friday, February 18, 2011

Let's Be Creative: Spinach Salad

Do you ever create something in your mind and expect it to work?

I had these flavors all put together in my mind, placed them in a bowl, served it to strangers, and had a fabulous outcome.

I didn't do any searching for spinach salad, so there just might be an identical recipe out there.
But for now, I'm calling this my own.

I sliced green grapes in half, drained a jar of Dole mandarin oranges, sliced purple onion, Hormel real bacon bits (peppered), spinach, and drizzled Kraft Mandarin Orange with Sesame dressing in between the layers and on top.

Now, one complaint I do have (from myself) is, I wish I would have had some walnut halves. Walnuts would have made this salad perfect.

I layered all the ingredients in a trifle bowl and took it to a church lunch. It was wiped out, if that tells you anything.

I am pretty proud of this one.

No recipe included:

Be creative and create your own. Spinach salad is one of my most favorite salads, next to the Cesar, of course.

Good Luck~Happy Eating~Enjoy

"Therefore I rejoice that I have confidence in you in everything." 2 Corinthians 7:16


  1. This sounds really good! I make a salad kind of similar. It has spinach, mandarin oragnes, purple onion, bacon, and shredded swiss with a mustard poppy seed dressing. I am pretty sure it is on my blog, at least the dressing is...feel free to try the dressing with your creation, I bet it would be really good!

  2. Thanks for the tip Jen. I think spinach salad can be made so many different ways, and taste fabulous every time. I have even seen it made with strawberries. I will for sure try the strawberry one this summer. Strawberries and mustard poppy seed dressing??? Out of this world fabulous.

  3. I'm not much of a salad lover, but add some fruit, cheese, bacon and delicious dressing and I'm all over it. How creative you are - and everything looks SO beautiful in your new trifle dish. You WOWed me again! =D

  4. This looks yummy :) I have so been wanting spinach salad with warm bacon vingarette.... thinking about inventing a dressing for that... thanks for the push... :)

  5. That spinach salad looks absolutely amazing. I definitely need to make this!


  6. I love spinach salad especially with a lite raspberry vinaigrette! Thanks for visiting me at A Season for All Things. I'm your newest follower and look forward to finding some new recipes! ~ Ellen

  7. Oh, can I please have a slice of the cake and a glass of the hot cocoa (from banner), please?!?!


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