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Wilted Lettuce Salad with Bacon Dressing Recipe

Wilted Lettuce Salad with Bacon Dressing Recipe

To complement any entree, toss together this effortless and delicious salad.—Cheryl Newendorp, Pella, Iowa
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 cups torn leaf lettuce
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 3 bacon strips, diced
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2-1/4 teaspoons sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons water
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 hard-cooked egg, sliced

Directions

  • 1. In a large salad bowl, combine the lettuce and onion; set aside.
  • 2. Place bacon on a microwave-safe plate lined with paper towels. Cover with another paper towel; microwave on high for 5-7 minutes or until crisp. Using a slotted spoon, remove bacon to paper towels.
  • 3. In a small microwave-safe dish, combine 1-1/2 teaspoons bacon drippings, vinegar, sugar and water. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 45 seconds or until sugar is dissolved; stir until smooth.
  • 4. Pour over lettuce; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Add bacon and egg; toss to coat. Yield: 6 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 95 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 43mg cholesterol, 98mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein

Reviews for Wilted Lettuce Salad with Bacon Dressing

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 4, 2013

"Easy and yummy! My husband generally does not eat salad; but he enjoyed this one!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 15, 2010

"My husband (not a salad-eater) actually finished his entire bowl of salad!!! I used 2 eggs; I like eggs in my salad. Also, used pan-fried turkey bacon (it's healthier) for the bacon bits. Had to use a slice of microwaved regular bacon to get the drippings though (turkey bacon doesn't give off drippings). Very tasty!"

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