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Apricot, Spinach and Bacon Salad

Apricot, Spinach and Bacon Salad
Recipe Collections:
Memorial/Labor Day , July 4th , Summer , Better For You
Preparation Method:
No Cook
Meal / Dish Type:
Salad , Lunch , Dinner
Meal Occasion:
Lunch , Dinner
Total Time:
More than 1 hour

Indulge in a salad that is full of flavor and nutrition.


  • 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 1/2 cup chopped bell pepper
  • 2 tablespoons sliced green onions
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup apricot nectar
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon HOUSE OF TSANGĀ® Ginger Flavored Soy Sauce
  • 1 teaspoon grated peeled gingerroot
  • 4 cups fresh spinach
  • 1 cup HORMELĀ® Real Crumbled Bacon
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil


  1. In large bowl, combine beans, apricots, bell pepper, onions, cilantro and garlic; mix well.
  2. In jar with tight-fitting lid, combine apricot nectar, oil, vinegar, soy sauce and gingerroot; cover. Shake well.
  3. Pour soy sauce mixture over bean mixture; toss to coat. Cover; refrigerate 2 to 24 hours.
  4. Toss bean mixture with spinach and bacon to serve.