Yield: 8 servings
|1½ pounds||Fresh Spinach|
|8 ounces||Fresh Bean Sprouts|
|8½ ounce||Can Water Chestnuts, drained|
|\N \N||And sliced|
|5 slices||Bacon, fried, drained and|
|2 \N||Hard-Cooked Eggs, sliced|
|2 tablespoons||Sesame Seeds, toasted|
|⅔ cup||Salad Oil|
|¼ cup||Granulated Sugar|
|½ cup||White or Red Wine Vinegar|
|⅓ cup||Green Onion, finely chopped|
|1 tablespoon||Worcestershire Sauce|
TANGY SPINACH DRESSING
Trim and discard tough spinach stems. Rinse leaves and pat dry. Tear into bite-sized pieces. Layer the sprouts, water chestnuts and spinach into your salad bowl (in that order, so that the spinach leaves won't get sorry from being underneath the water chestnuts.) On top of the spinach leaves, add the crumbled bacon and the chopped egg. Cover and refrigerate.
Combine all the dressing ingredients in a jar or bowl. Shake, or blend well with a wire whip.
Just before serving, pour dressing over the salad and toss well.
Sprinkle on toasted sesame seeds and toss again.
Note: To toast sesame seeds, place in a small, heavy, ungreased skillet over medium-high heat. Toast until you hear the seeds begin to pop, shaking the pan to keep the seeds from scorching.
Source: Medford Mail Tribune, 7 December 1993 Typed by Katherine Smith