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Salads & sides

Tropical Wilted Spinach Salad

Tropical Wilted Spinach Salad recipe
photo by:kraft
Take a savory spinach salad to the tropical level by adding exotic fruits. Papayas and star fruit add sweetness and fun pops of color.
10 min
28 min
8 servings
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What You Need

cup  packed brown sugar, divided
slices  OSCAR MAYER Bacon
 red onion, thinly sliced
cup  KRAFT Zesty Italian Dressing, divided
tsp.  crushed red pepper
pkg.  (6 oz. each) baby spinach leaves
 star fruit, sliced, seeded
cup   chopped papayas

Make It

HEAT oven to 400ºF.

PLACE wire cooling rack in shallow foil-lined pan; spray with cooking spray. Place 2 Tbsp. brown sugar in pie plate. Add bacon, 1 slice at a time; turn to evenly coat both sides of slice. Place on wire rack. Bake 18 min. or until crisp and golden brown.

MEANWHILE, cook onions in 2 Tbsp. dressing in medium skillet on medium heat 8 min. or until crisp-tender, stirring occasionally. Add crushed pepper; cook and stir 1 min. Stir in remaining brown sugar and dressing.

CRUMBLE bacon. Place spinach in large bowl. Add half the dressing mixture; toss to coat. Top with fruit and bacon; drizzle with remaining dressing mixture. Serve immediately.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Food Facts
Star fruit is also known as carambola. Choose firm fruit with a bright even color. When sliced, it has a star shape which makes it a fun addition to any salad.
Prepare using KRAFT Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing.
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