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Lettuce with Cream Dressing

 Lettuce with Cream Dressing
"THIS IS one of my mom's original recipes. Though it is very simple to make this dressing, the sweet-sour combination plus the tang of the onion seems to convince people there is some secret ingredient. All my daughters now make this salad as standard fare in their homes."
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.


  • 8 cups torn leaf or iceberg lettuce
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 1/3 to 1/2 cup half-and-half cream or sour cream
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons sliced green onions


  • Place lettuce in a large bowl. In a small bowl, stir together sugar,
  • vinegar and cream or sour cream until sugar dissolves and dressing
  • is smooth. Stir in green onion. Just before serving, pour over
  • lettuce; toss lightly. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1-1/3 cups) equals 96 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 14 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.