Enjoy this classic spinach salad with bacon crumbles and a sweet raspberry dressing.

Yield: 4 servings
Difficulty Rating: Easy

Nutritional Highlights: Spinach is a veritable superfood filled with nutrients and antioxidants for your immune system, eyes, bones, heart, brain and skin.

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Recipe From: Tennessee Home and Farm


  • 8 cups baby spinach
  • ½ pound bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • ½ cup green onions, chopped
  • ½ cup almonds, lightly toasted and sliced
  • ½ pint fresh raspberries

Raspberry Vinaigrette:

  • ½ cup raspberry vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil


  1. Put spinach in a bowl with bacon, green onions and almonds.

  2. Just before serving, add enough vinaigrette to coat the leaves and toss to mix. Sprinkle top with raspberries.

Raspberry Vinaigrette:

  1. Put all ingredients in a jar and shake vigorously.

Nutrition Facts for Salad (per serving): Calories – 413, Fat – 30.1g, Dietary Fiber – 5.6g, Protein – 25.9g, Vitamin A – 116%, Vitamin C – 49%, Calcium – 12%, Iron – 19%.

Nutrition Facts for Raspberry Vinaigrette (per serving): Calories – 321, Fat – 25.2g, Protein – 0.2g.

**Nutrition information is calculated using an online calorie calculator. Variations may exist. Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet.


Recipe From: Farm Flavor - www.farmflavor.com

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  1. Diane Balch says:

    Ok, bacon and raspberries you got me on that one… curious about the flavors? Thanks so much for sharing this salad with us on foodie friday.

  2. Cindy (Vegetarian Mamma) says:

    What a beautiful and refreshing looking salad! YUM Thanks for linking up at our Gluten Free Fridays party! I have tweeted and pinned your entry to our Gluten Free Fridays board on Pinterest! :)

    Thanks for linking back to the Gluten Free Fridays post!

    Party starts tomorrow night (thursday) at 7:05 pm eastern time! Hope to see you there!

    Cindy from vegetarianmamma.com

  3. Marlys @Thisand That says:

    I love raspberry vinaigrette and should make my own. This sounds wonderful I need to try it. Thanks for linking up to last week’s Foodie Friends Friday party and I hope that you will join us again this week.

  4. What's In Season – Summer | Farm Flavor says:

    […] Raspberries have a pretty long season, but they are best in the summer months. Use them in our Raspberry Lime Tart or Spinach Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette. […]