KEWPIE Signature Spinach Salad – A Fresh Twist with Warm Sesame Dressing

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Our Spinach Salad with Warm Sesame Dressing is a healthy and flavorful dish that will delight your senses. This salad combines the tender, slightly sweet baby spinach leaves with the savory, crispy bacon, the earthy sliced mushrooms, and the rich, creamy hard-boiled eggs. The star of the show, however, is the warm KEWPIE Deep-Roasted Sesame Dressing, which ties all the ingredients together and elevates this simple salad into a gourmet experience. The dressing’s nutty, toasty flavor and velvety texture perfectly complement the fresh ingredients, creating a harmonious blend of tastes and textures that will leave you feeling satisfied and nourished.

Kewpie Synergy

The magic of this salad lies in the KEWPIE Deep-Roasted Sesame Dressing. This premium dressing, crafted with high-quality roasted sesame seeds, adds a depth of flavor and a luxurious texture that ordinary dressings can’t match. By warming the dressing in the same pan used to cook the bacon, you infuse it with the smoky, savory essence of the bacon bits, creating a complex and irresistible flavor profile. The KEWPIE Deep-Roasted Sesame Dressing not only enhances the taste of the salad but also provides a nutritious boost, thanks to the wholesome ingredients used in its production.

Ingredients: Serves 2

  • 1 pkg (6oz) baby spinach salad
  • 2 pieces thick bacon, cut into ½” stripes
  • 2 hard boiled eggs, quartered
  • 4 pcs. mushrooms, sliced
  • ½ cup KEWPIE Deep-Roasted Sesame Dressing
  • ¼ cup candied pecans or walnuts, optional

Directions

  1. Prepare the salad: On a large serving plate, arrange the baby spinach leaves, quartered hard-boiled eggs, and sliced mushrooms. Set aside.
  2. Cook the bacon: In a small frying pan, cook the bacon stripes until crispy. Remove the bacon from the pan and transfer it to a paper towel-lined plate to drain excess fat. Once cooled, add the bacon to the salad.
  3. Warm the dressing: Remove all excess oil from the frying pan, leaving behind the flavorful bacon bits stuck to the bottom. Pour the KEWPIE Deep-Roasted Sesame Dressing into the pan and stir, scraping up the bacon bits and incorporating their smoky flavor into the dressing. Heat the dressing just until warm.
  4. Assemble and serve: Drizzle the warm KEWPIE Deep-Roasted Sesame Dressing over the prepared salad. If desired, top the salad with crushed candied pecans or walnuts for an extra crunch and a touch of sweetness. Serve the salad immediately, while the dressing is still warm.

Kewpie Pro Tip

To make this Spinach Salad with Warm Sesame Dressing even more satisfying, consider adding some protein-rich toppings like grilled chicken, seared tofu, or smoked salmon. You can also experiment with different vegetables, such as thinly sliced red onions, shaved carrots, or roasted bell peppers, to add more color and texture to your salad. The versatility of the KEWPIE Deep-Roasted Sesame Dressing allows you to customize this dish to your liking, ensuring that every bite is a perfect balance of flavors and nutrients. With KEWPIE as your culinary partner, eating healthy has never been more delicious!

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Kewpie Deep-Roasted Sesame Dressing (12oz)