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  1. 8 pieces smoked bacon , reserve grease (fried crispy)

  2. 4 ounces spinach , Fresh Baby Spinach (stems removed)

  3. 2 fresh pears , sliced, or bite-size pieces

  4. 1/2 cup fresh blueberries

  5. 1/4 bunch fresh mint leaves , torn

  6. 2 ounces goat cheese, soft, crumbled

  7. 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar

  8. 8 tablespoons Dijon mustard

  9. 1/4 cup honey

  10. 4 tablespoons bacon grease , reserved

  11. 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

  12. sea salt

  13. fresh ground pepper

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Fry smoked bacon to cripsy stage. Remove from skillet, let cool and reserve grease for dressing; Wash and Plate Spinach (remove stems); Wash and slice pears (using red pears will add color) - arrange over the bed of spinach; Add Blueberries if desired; Tear mint leaves and add to the plates; Crumble the crispy bacon and goat cheese over top. Dressing is simple -- Add vinegar, dijon mustard and honey to blender, mix well. With blender set on low speed, add bacon grease, and add EVOO slowly to emulsify dressing. Add salt and pepper to taste' mix well on high for the last couple of minutes. Drizzle on salad, and serve.


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