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Salad W/ Hot Bacon Dressing

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Category: Salads

 Ingredients List

  • 1 Head Iceberg lettuce; -or-
  • 1 lb Fresh spinach
  • 12 sl Bacon; chopped
  • 1 Medium-size onion; diced
  • 3 c Warm beef stock
  • 2 ts Sugar
  • 1/2 c Red wine vinegar
  • 1 ds Brandy
  • 2 tb Cornstarch
  • 12 c Cold water
  • Salt & freshly ground black
  • -pepper to taste


1. If using iceberg lettuce, core, wash, dry & crisp the leaves. If using
spinach, wash, stem & crisp the leaves.

2. Fry the bacon in medium-size skillet until crisp. Add onion & cook until
tender,but not brown. Cool slightly.

3. Add stock,sugar,vinegar & brandy & simmer over medium heat 20 min.
Remove from heat & skim fat from surface.

4. Mix cornstarch w/ water. Return dressing to heat & add cornstarch
mixture, stirring until thickened. Taste & correct seasoning w/ salt &
pepper if necessary.

5. Divide the lettuce or spinach leaves among 6 salad plates & pass the hot
dressing at table. Note: The dressing can be made in advance & gently
reheated, if desired.



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