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Spinach and Mushroom Salad

Categories: Low-calorie, Low-fat, Quick to fix
Type: Salads

This spinach and mushroom salad will be a healthy hit with your family, and they'll love the flavorful bits of bacon.

Serves: serves 4


  • 8 oz (250 g) young, tender spinach leaves
  • 6 oz (175 g) white mushrooms
  • 4 slices streaky bacon
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp sunflower seeds
  • 2 tsp vinegar
  • salt and a little freshly ground black pepper

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  1. Wash and dry the spinach leaves and arrange them in a salad bowl.
  2. Wipe and slice the mushrooms and add them to the bowl.
  3. Chop the bacon and fry it in a nonstick pan over medium heat until it is crispy.
  4. Remove the bacon pieces with a slotted spoon and add them to the salad.
  5. Put the olive oil in the pan, heat it, and add the sunflower seeds. Toss them until they are lightly browned.
  6. Add the vinegar, season with salt and pepper, and pour the contents of the pan over the salad.
  7. Toss, and serve.

Excerpted from SuperFoods, SuperFast.
Copyright © 2006 Dorling Kindersley Limited.
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