Friday, February 24, 2012

Shrimp and Spinach Salad with Bacon Dressing

Hello salad, lunch dinner or anytime. Bacon dressing..I'd would eat this for a snack! Spinach, red onion, roasted peppers, almonds shrimp and bacon. Need I say more!

8 oz shrimp, peeled and deveined 
6 oz baby spinach 
3 strips bacon, cut into small pieces 
1 whole roasted red pepper
1 red onion, sliced
2 Tbsp slivered almonds
1/4 cup red-wine vinegar
5 tsp sugar

Preparation Instructions
Set a large skillet over medium heat. Cook bacon pieces until crisp, 5 to 7 minutes. With a slotted spoon, transfer to a paper towel.

Season shrimp with salt and pepper to taste and add them to the skillet, along with almonds. When shrimp are pink and firm (2 to 4 minutes), Remove from pan set aside. Stir in vinegar and sugar ,and season again with salt and pepper to taste. If the skillet looks dry, add a splash of olive oil.

Divide spinach among 4 plates and top with roasted pepper red onion. Spoon shrimp mixture over spinach, pepper and onion. Evenly spoon the warm dressing from the skillet, and sprinkle the bacon on top.


  1. That looks amazing......Thanks for linking up@CountryMommaCooks have a wonderful weekend:)

  2. This looks awesome!! Loved the droolworthy pictures. Bookmarked!