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Warm Spinach & Chard Salad with Bacon Dressing

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Warm Spinach & Chard Salad with Bacon Dressing

Prep Time7 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time17 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 Servings
Calories: 149kcal


  • 8 ounces bacon preferably organic and nitrate-free, chopped into ½-inch pieces
  • 6 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 8 ounces Swiss chard stems removed, leaves thinly sliced5 ounces baby spinach
  • ½ cup thinly sliced red onion
  • ¼-½ cup dried cranberries preferably fruit juice sweetened
  • Sea salt and black pepper to taste


  • In a high-sided skillet over medium heat, cook the bacon, stirring occasionally, until browned, 8-10 minutes.
  • Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate with a slotted spoon.
  • Drain off all but ¼ cup fat from the pan.
  • Return the pan to the stove and reduce heat to low.
  • Add the balsamic vinegar.
  • Cook, scraping up the brown bits from the bottom of the pan, until the vinegar reduces slightly, about 1 minute.
  • Remove from heat.
  • In a large bowl, toss the chard, spinach, onion slices, dried cranberries, and cooked bacon to combine.
  • Pour the balsamic dressing over the salad and toss to coat.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve immediately.


Nutrition Facts
Warm Spinach & Chard Salad with Bacon Dressing
Amount Per Serving
Calories 149 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 18mg6%
Sodium 251mg10%
Potassium 191mg5%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 1745IU35%
Vitamin C 9.2mg11%
Calcium 21mg2%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Gluten Free & More are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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