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Wilted Lettuce Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ron and Nellie McMillan
Added: Thursday, August 9, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 slices bacon
1/2 clove garlic finely chopped
1/4 cup cider vinegar
2 Tbsp. water
1 tsp. sugar
1 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
8 Cups lettuce leaves (Bibb, Boston, or Leaf lettuce) washed and drained
6 scallions, including green part, chopped

Directions:
Directions:
Fry the bacon until crisp. Drain and then crumble into bits and set aside in a warm place. To the bacon drippings add the garlic, vinegar, water, sugar, salt and pepper. Stir and heat to boiling. Place the lettuce in a large bowl and sprinkle with scallions. Pour the hot sauce over all and toss to mix. Sprinkle the reserve bacon bits over top.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a recipe from my Ohio relatives. It is one of my best and oldest recipes. My Grandmother always put chopped hard boiled eggs in place of the garlic in hers.

 

 

 

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