Spinach Salad with Curry Mustard Vinaigrette

Spinach Salad with Curry Mustard Vinaigrette - Zesty, tangy spinach salad. It's all about the most amazing curry mustard vinaigrette!

Spinach salad with curry mustard vinaigrette is a favorite in our house. Sometimes you just need to break up that old garden salad routine.

The dressing for this salad is what makes this dish, it has a zippy tang that you just can’t resist.  It’s so simple to prepare and I’m pretty sure you have the ingredients your pantry just waiting to be mixed!

It beats store-bought salad dressing hands down!

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Spinach Salad with Curry Mustard Vinaigrette - vinaigrette in a mason jar

This recipe was shared by a good friend of my sister’s and we have been enjoying it for years!

I much prefer savory salads if you haven’t already noticed. I don’t do strawberry spinach salads with a poppy seed dressing. It’s just not my favorite.

You know the drill, right? Place all the vegetable oil, white wine vinegar, white wine, soy sauce, sugar, dry mustard, curry powder, salt, and pepper in a jar and shake to combine.

You can also place the dressing ingredients in a small bowl and whisk.

Spinach Salad with Curry Mustard Vinaigrette - vinaigrette mixed in a mason jar

Refrigerate for 15 minutes while assembling the salad for the flavors to combine.

I use a prepackaged bag of baby spinach and tear off any long stems.

Clean, slice the mushrooms.

Thinly slice the red onion.

Boil the eggs.

Fry the bacon and crumble.

Spinach Salad with Curry Mustard Vinaigrette - salad on a glass salad plate

We place all the toppings in separate bowls so each person can pick and choose which they prefer. My husband doesn’t like mushrooms and my daughter won’t eat bacon. Neither of them will eat purple onion.

But if your guests don’t mind you can certainly toss the salad ingredients in a large salad bowl.

Spinach Salad with Curry Mustard Vinaigrette - vinaigrette being drizzled over the salad

Prep your plates with the classic spinach salad with bacon and then drizzle the curry vinaigrette, season with salt and pepper. Devour!

We love this as a meal, especially during the summer months. Right now we are trying to knock off a few holiday pounds (ok, maybe a lot of holiday pounds), so it’s salads for us. Sigh

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Easy Spinach Salad

Spinach Salad with Curry Mustard Vinaigrette – Zesty, tangy spinach salad. It’s all about the most amazing curry mustard vinaigrette! 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: curry, mustard vinaigrette, spinach salad
Servings: 6
Calories: 319kcal
Author: Don’t Sweat The Recipe

Ingredients

Salad

  • 8 oz bag spinach, cleaned
  • 4 oz cremini mushrooms, baby bellas
  • 3 large eggs, hard-boiled
  • 8 strips bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/4 medium red onion, sliced thin

Curry Mustard Vinaigrette:

  • 2/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons white wine (optional)
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper

Instructions

  • Place the vegetable oil, white wine vinegar, white wine, soy sauce, sugar, dry mustard, curry powder, salt, and pepper in a jar and shake to combine.
  • Place spinach in a large salad bowl.
  • Boil eggs, slice or chop.
  • Cook and crumble the bacon.
  • Clean and slice the mushrooms.
  • Thinly slice the red onion.
  • Toss eggs, bacon, mushrooms, and onion in the bowl with the spinach. Or serve individual plates and allow everyone to pick their own toppings. Which is what we do in our house.

Nutrition

Calories: 319kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 22g | Cholesterol: 103mg | Sodium: 556mg | Potassium: 391mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 3679IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 2mg

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Comments

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    I made this the other night and it was delicious! The dressing is full of flavor and I’m putting it on all my salads! Thanks for an easy, delicious recipe!

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