The dressing in this salad is warm and yummy. Vinegar, lemon juice, and a smidgen of sugar are stirred into warm bacon drippings and cooked until hot and ready to pour over chopped lettuce and green onions. Sprinkle with bacon and serve.
INGREDIENTS (for 6 servings):
- 5 slices bacon
- 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon white sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 1 head leaf lettuce - rinsed, dried and torn into bite-size pieces
- 6 green onions with tops, thinly sliced
Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Remove from skillet, crumble and set aside.
To the hot bacon drippings, add the vinegar, lemon juice, sugar and pepper. Stir over medium heat until hot.
In a large bowl, combine the lettuce and green onions. Add the warm dressing and toss to evenly coat. Sprinkle with bacon and serve.