Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Food Styling: Kevin Crafts
Total Time
20 Mins
Serves 4

Substitute fresh Rainiers in recipes that call for dried cherries. Spinach salad gets a whole new life that way.

How to Make It

Step 1

Cook bacon in a large frying pan over medium heat, stirring often, until crisp, about 10 minutes. Drain on paper towels and reserve bacon grease.

Step 2

Put spinach, cherries, vinegar, oil, salt, and 2 tbsp. reserved bacon fat in a serving bowl; toss to coat. Sprinkle with bacon pieces and top with cheese.

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Ratings & Reviews

LondonLiz's Review

June 17, 2012
Simple and very tasty recipe. I only used 1 Tbsp bacon grease in the dressing and that was enough. I also omitted the salt because our bacon was already very salty. The cherries were great!