Sweet-Sour Lettuce Salad

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min.


8 servings

Updated: Oct. 14, 2022
This super-quick salad dressing is a breeze to shake up when you're in a hurry. "It's refreshing, slightly sweet flavor compliments fresh lettuce and crisp bacon bits quite nicely," remarks Lois Fetting of Nelson, Wisconsin.
Sweet-Sour Lettuce Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 3/4 cup half-and-half cream
  • 8 cups torn salad greens
  • 6 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled


  1. In a jar with tight-fitting lid, combine the sugar, vinegar and water; shake until sugar is dissolved. Add cream; shake well. Just before serving, toss greens, bacon and dressing in a large bowl.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 115 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 101mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.