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Blueberry & Bacon Spring Salad

A simple salad that comes together super quick and is an amazing addition to any meal (or great as a light lunch on its own). So much flavor, and so light (even with the bacon vinaigrette). 
Course Salad
Keyword arugula, bacon, blueberry, fresh, healthy, salad, spinach, spring
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Resting Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes


  • 5 strips thick cut bacon chopped
  • 5 oz baby spinach washed and dried
  • 5 oz arugula washed and dried
  • 6 oz fresh blueberries washed and dried
  • 4 oz goat cheese chèvre

For the vinaigrette

  • 2.5 tbsp olive oil
  • 2.5 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 2 tsp lemon zest
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice fresh squeezed
  • 3 tbsp bacon grease warm


  • In a pan on medium heat cook the bacon, rending the fat from it. Remove from the pan into a bowl lined with paper towel to drain. Remove the pan from the heat and allow the bacon grease to cool for about 10 minutes. 
  • Make the dressing by whisking together the olive oil, honey, dijon mustard, lemon zest and lemon juice. Once the bacon grease is cooled, add it to the dressing and whisk together until uniform (if the dressing becomes clumpy, microwave it for about 10 seconds to warm the bacon grease back up).
  • In a large bowl, toss together the greens. Top with the cooked bacon, blueberries, and crumbled chèvre. Pour the dressing over top and toss together to combine evenly. Serve immediately.