Warm Wilted Lettuce Salad
Fresh, colorful and lightly coated with a delectable dressing, this salad is perfect for a special meal or Sunday dinner. Mom made it look so tempting with the crisp radishes and crumbled bacon. —Vera Reid, Laramie, Wyoming
6-8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 1 bunch leaf lettuce, torn
- 6 to 8 radishes, thinly sliced
- 4 to 6 green onions with tops, thinly sliced
- 4 to 5 bacon strips
- 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- Toss lettuce, radishes and onions in a large salad bowl; set aside.
- In a skillet, cook bacon until crisp. Remove to paper towels to
- drain. To the hot drippings, add vinegar, lemon juice, sugar and
- pepper; stir well. Immediately pour dressing over salad; toss
- gently. Crumble the bacon and sprinkle on top. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 76 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 94 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.