Sweet and Sour Spinach Salad

YIELD: 1 serving


1 bunch spinach washed thoroughly and dried
2 slices bacon
2-1/2 Tablespoons tarragon vinegar
3 Tablespoons honey
1 teaspoon grated fresh lemon peel
Juice of 1/4 lemon
1/2 hard cooked egg grated
1 Tablespoon sharp cheddar cheese grated


Remove stems from spinach and place on serving plate. Chill while preparing dressing. Fry bacon until very crisp. Drain and reserve fat. To bacon drippings, add vinegar and honey. Simmer two minutes. Add crumbled bacon, lemon peel and juice. Spoon hot dressing over chilled spinach. Garnish with grated egg and cheese. Serve immediately.