White Bean and Spinach Quinoa Salad with Bacon, Caramelized Onions, Mushrooms and Blue Cheese in a Bacon Pan Sauce Dressing

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed
  • 4 slices bacon, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 cup red onion, sliced
  • 4 ounces mushrooms, sliced
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • + 5 more ingredients
    • 1 small clove garlic, grated
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • 1 (6 ounce) package baby spinach
    • 1 (19 ounce) can white beans, drained and rinsed
    • ¼ cup mild blue cheese, crumbled

1. Cook the quinoa as directed on the package. 2. Meanwhile, cook the bacon in a pan, about 4-6 minutes, and set aside, reserving 2 tablespoons of bacon grease. 3. Caramelize the onions and mushrooms in the remaining bacon grease, about 20-30 minutes, and set aside. 4. Add the vinegar to the p...

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