Tangy Bacon Salad Dressing Recipe
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Tangy Bacon Salad Dressing Recipe

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This salad is always a hit. I serve it over assorted salad greens or sometimes fresh spinach, adding different kinds of berries, radishes or tomatoes for color. This thick and flavorful dressing is slightly sweet with a light tang.—Barbara Birk, St. George, Utah
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:16 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 16 servings


  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup white vinegar
  • 1/3 cup ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 8 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons equals 122 calories, 8 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 113 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the sugar, vinegar, ketchup and Worcestershire sauce. Gradually whisk in the oil in a steady stream. Stir in bacon and onion. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: about 2 cups.
Originally published as Tangy Bacon Salad Dressing in Taste of Home February/March 2003, p22

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Reviewed Dec. 14, 2013

"Wow. Definitely a keeper recipe. Thanks so much. I'm forwarding this to my foodie fans. Delicious"

Reviewed Oct. 21, 2011

"My family loved this dressing. It's definitely a keeper!"

Reviewed Apr. 11, 2011

"My husband made this salad dressing and used Hormel Real Bacon Pieces since we did not have any bacon...it was delicious!!! Next time we will make sure we have bacon on hand. I highly recommend this dressing!"

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