VIDEO RECIPE: Spinach Salad with Warm Maple Peanut Butter Bacon Dressing
This maple peanut butter dressing is made with the warm residual grease from frying bacon. Peanut Butter & Co Mighty Maple is added straight to the pan creating a warm creamy texture with the bacon fat. Served over a bed of baby spinach and bacon with sliced apples and butter toffee peanuts the result is a delicious union of smoky, salty, and sweet flavors.
- Yield:4 Servings
- Prep Time:5 Minutes
- Cook Time:25 Minutes
- Total Time:30 Minutes
8 strips thick-cut bacon, cut into 1” pieces
¼ cup red wine vinegar
½ pound baby spinach
1 Granny Smith apple, sliced but not peeled
1 Fuji apple, sliced but not peeled
¼ cup Toffee Peanuts
Fry bacon until crisp, then remove to a paper towel to drain, reserving fat in the pan.
Lower heat to low and whisk in peanut butter until smooth, then add vinegar and a pinch each of salt and pepper, whisking until the dressing thickens and turns golden brown.
Combine baby spinach and apple slices in a bowl. Toss with dressing and garnish with peanuts and crisped bacon.