Life on a table recipe #22 – Spinach salad

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Extract from the book Life on a Table by Antoinette de Chavonnes Vrugt


2 x 300 g shredded spinach

250 g chopped bacon, fried crispy

1 x 200 g tin water chestnuts, drained and sliced

6 cloves of garlic, sliced and fried crispy

250 ml croutons (175 g)

2 eggs, hard boiled, quartered

100 g feta cheese, broken into pieces

Homemade vinaigrette

Roasted cocktail tomatoes (optional)


Put the spinach on a salad platter.

Arrange the crispy bacon, sliced water chestnuts, crispy garlic, croutons, boiled eggs and the feta cheese on the shredded spinach.

Scatter some oven roasted cocktail tomatoes on top.

Serve with homemade vinaigrette.

Photo ©Hentie Burger

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