*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                        WARM PASTA AND SPINACH SALAD
 
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 Serving Size  : 10   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Pasta                            Salads
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       pk           Fresh spinach, washed, stems
                         -removed and torn into
                         -bite-size pieces (10 oz)
      1/2   lb           Mushrooms, sliced
    7       oz           MUELLER'S Pasta Swirls,
                         -cooked, rinsed with cold
                         -water and drained
    1       md           Red onion, sliced
    6       sl           Uncooked bacon, coarsely
                         -chopped
    1       T            Cornstarch
    1       T            Sugar
    1       t            Salt
      1/2   t            Pepper
    1       c            HELLMANN'S or BEST FOODS
                         -Real Mayonnaise
    1       c            Water
      1/3   c            Cider vinegar
 
   In large serving bowl, toss spinach, mushrooms, pasta and red onion. In
   medium skillet, cook bacon over medium-high heat until crisp. Remove with
   slotted spoon. Pour off all but 2 tablespoons drippings. In small bowl, mix
   cornstarch, sugar, salt and pepper. With wire whisk, stir cornstarch
   mixture into drippings in skillet until smooth. Stir in mayonnaise until
   blended. Gradually stir in water and vinegar. Over medium heat, bring
   mixture to a boil; stir constantly. Boil 1 minute. Pour over spinach
   mixture. Add bacon; toss to coat well. Serve immediately.
   
   Makes 8-10 servings.
  
 
 
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