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Hot Bacon Dressing

 Hot Bacon Dressing
You get an explosion of flavor in this satisfying hot dressing that's perfect for strong-flavored greens like spinach, notes Connie Simon from Reed City, Michigan.
32 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 pound sliced bacon, diced
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup cider vinegar
  • 2 cups water
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 jar (2 ounces) diced pimientos, drained
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons cold water

Directions

  • In a large skillet, cook bacon until crisp; remove bacon and set
  • aside. Drain, reserving 2 tablespoons drippings in the skillet. Add
  • onion and saute until tender; remove from the heat. Add the vinegar,
  • water, sugar, pimientos, mustard, salt, pepper and bacon; mix well.
  • Combine cornstarch and cold water; stir into skillet. Cook and stir
  • until mixture comes to a boil. Boil for 2 minutes, stirring
  • constantly.
  • Serve warm over fresh spinach or mixed greens. Refrigerate leftovers
  • and reheat before serving. Yield: about 4 cups.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 tablespoons) equals 102 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 176 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.