Spinach Salad with Maple Bacon Dressing

The ideal fall side salad with a satisfying combination of smoky, sweet, salty, and crunchy!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2


  • 4 cups Baby spinach fresh
  • ¼ cup Dried cranberries
  • ¼ cup Walnuts roughly chopped


  • 1 T. Bacon grease warm
  • 1 T. Pure maple syrup
  • 2 T. Apple cider vinegar
  • Pinch of Onion powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a salad bowl, add spinach, cranberries, and walnuts.
  2. In a small mixing bowl, whisk all dressing ingredients together until emulsified. Taste and adjust salt if necessary.
  3. Toss salad with dressing and serve immediately.


  1. Add some crumbled bacon or goat cheese on top right before serving.