Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Wilted Lettuce Salad

6 slices bacon
3tbsp red wine vinegar
1 tbsp lemon juice
2 tbsp water
2 tsp sugar or honey
1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper (or to taste)
8 cups leaf lettuce- washed, spin-dried and torn into bite-sized pieces
6 green onions, thinly sliced
1 hard cooked egg (optional)
8 radishes, thinly sliced (optional)

Cook bacon over medium-high heat until evenly brown.
Remove from skillet, crumble and set aside. Reserve drippings.
Combine lettuce and green onions in a large bowl.
To the bacon drippings, add vinegar, lemon juice, water, sugar and pepper. stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved.
Add warm dressing and toss to coat evenly. Sprinkle with bacon. If desired, garnish with eggs and radishes. Serve immediately.

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