Chef Lou's Spinach, Apple and Bacon Salad

Chef Lou's Spinach, Apple and Bacon Salad




Posted on August 7, 2010 at 10:23 AM

Updated Monday, Nov 22 at 8:29 PM

Chef Lou's Spinach, Apple & Bacon Salad


Juice from 2 lemons

½ cup Olive Oil

2 teaspoons sugar

2 tablespoons each chopped fresh basil & parsley

Salt & Coarse ground Black Pepper, to taste

5 cups spinach leaves

1 Apple, cored and diced but not peeled

1 cup thinly sliced red onion

1/3 cup diced roasted red peppers

½ Cup Chopped Cooked Bacon

12 Parmesan cheese Crisps, (made by placing 1 teaspoon shredded parmesan cheese on a cookie sheet(repeat this step 11 more times) and placing the cookie sheet in a preheated 350 degree oven for about 5 minutes, or until Parmesan becomes a golden brown)


In a large bowl, whisk together the lemon juice and olive oil. Add sugar, basil, parsley, salt & pepper. Add remaining ingredients, tossing well. Adjust seasoning. Serve on a large platter or individual bowls. Top with Parmesan crisps. Makes 5 small or 2 large entrée size salads