Wilted Lettuce

Wilted Lettuce Recipe

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Debra Schweikert


My Mom used to make wilted lettuce about once a week. She just combined vinegar, sugar and water. I found this recipe and the addition of the dry mustard is a nice addition.


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slices of bacon
1 large
head of leaf or boston lettuce
medium onion, thinly sliced
1/4 c
1 1/2 tsp
dry mustard
1/4 tsp
1 dash(es)

How to Make Wilted Lettuce


  • 1In a large skillet, over medium heat, fry bacon slices until crisp.
  • 2Drain and discard all but 1/4 cup of the bacon drippings; return the drippings to the skillet.
  • 3Meanwhile, into a salad bowl, tear lettuce into bite-sized pieces.
  • 4Crumble bacon and add to lettuce with the onion slices, tossing until well mixed.
  • 5Stir the remaining ingredients into bacon drippings and heat to boiling, stirring constantly.
  • 6Remove from heat and pour over lettuce mixture, tossing until lettuce is slightly wilted and coated with dressing.

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Course/Dish: Lettuce Salads
Hashtag: #lettuce

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