Fennel and Spinach Salad with Shrimp and Balsamic Vinaigrette

  • HeatherN Posted: 01/12/12
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    I was surprised how good this was. Even my picky 8 year old and 6 year old ate it. Great skinny salad. I left out the shallots because I thought it was too much with red onion for the kids, and just had about 2 tbsp of red onion. My 6 year old said it was D-elicious!

  • DonnaNJ Posted: 01/25/12
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    Delicious and fast! My husband, who thinks of salad as a "side dish", raved about how good the shrimp was. I used a mix of baby spinach and arugula. The bacon gave this salad a fabulous smoky undertone. I used the shallot in the dressing and I thought it gave a lot of great taste to the dressing. The ease of this recipe belies how satisfying the salad is overall.

  • blackberrygirl Posted: 02/02/12
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    Although I like the addition of fennel to this recipe, I found it to be fairly ordinary. Nothing really wowed me - the family felt the same way. It was nice though as a fresh, light weeknight dinner.

  • Schmatterson8 Posted: 01/29/12
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    So easy and delicious! I would make this for company or everyday meals.

  • giselle6783 Posted: 02/13/13
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    Fab receipe! Used panchetta instead of bacon and used a bit of gyre cheese and came out tasting amazing!

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