The Vintage Olive

Fresh Extra Virgin Olive Oil & Aged Balsamic Vinegar

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Maple Balsamic Bacon Vinaigrette
Over Wilted Baby Spinach

 

 

 

INGREDIENTS:
4 Tbsp Aged Maple Balsamic Vinegar*
2 Tbsp Barrel-Aged Red Wine Vinegar*
1 tsp good quality Dijon style mustard
4 Tbsp Blood Orange Olive Oil*
2 Tbsp finely minced shallots
1/2 tsp Himalayan Pink Salt*
freshly ground black pepper to taste
4 slices center-cut bacon, cooked to a crisp and finely crumbled
2 quarts young spinach leaves, stems removed, washed

 

DIRECTIONS:
Place spinach in a serving bowl.

Place the maple balsamic, half the crumbled bacon, red wine vinegar, salt, half the shallots, pepper & mustard in a small saucepan over medium heat. Gently warm while whisking, remove from heat before it reaches a simmer. Allow to cool for a minute, then slowly whisk in the olive oil to emulsify. Adjust seasoning if needed. 

Gently dress spinach with warm vinaigrette and top with remaining crumbled bacon and shallot. Serve warm.

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Delicious Additions: Poached, hard or soft boiled eggs, red onion, avocado, toasted walnuts or pecans, crumbled feta cheese, kale and more!

Peppertree Shopping Center        8101B  Vaughn Rd        Montgomery, AL 
334.260.3700      Tues-Sat 10AM-6PM      info@thevintagelive.com