Need to eat more greens? Try this enlivening, tasty salad and you’ll be begging to eat them every day! It’s the perfect combination of sweet and salty and is a fabulous salad to bring to potlucks and picnics. This simple, light and fancy-cafe worthy salad will inspire you to add this recipe to your favorites list!

Ingredients

Poppy Seed Dressing

1/3 cup apple cider vinegar – $0.14
1 cup vegetable oil – $0.23
1 Tbsp poppy seeds – $0.10
1 Tbsp onion, finely chopped – $0.02
1 tsp salt – $0.01
3/4 cup sugar – $0.20
1 Tbsp mustard powder – $0.16

Bacon and Swiss Spinach Salad

4 cups spinach – $0.80
4 cups romaine lettuce – $0.60
1/2 cup shredded parmesan cheese – $0.40
1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese – $0.40
1/2 cup craisins – $0.30
1/3 cup sliced almonds, roasted – $0.33
1/2 lb bacon, well cooked and chopped – $1.24

Directions

1. Put all of the dressing ingredients in a blender and blend for a minute.

2. Mix salad ingredients together and top with desired amount of dressing. Toss and serve.

Serves: 8

Total Cost: $4.93

Bacon and Swiss Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing