Meowey's Dutch Lettuce (A bacon based sweet and sour dressing)

Discussion in 'Side Items' started by meowey, Nov 18, 2007.

  1. meowey

    meowey Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Aunt Sara’s Dutch Lettuce

    (Bacon Based Sweet and Sour Dressing)

    Submitted by Meowey

    1 Head of Lettuce - shredded
    4 Strips of Bacon - cut into ¼ inch dice (Use Kitchen Shears)
    ¼-Cup Vinegar
    ½-Cup Sugar
    3 Eggs
    2/3-Cup Water

    Brown diced bacon in a cast iron pan over medium heat – remove from heat
    In a small bowl whisk eggs, vinegar, sugar, and water
    After pan with bacon has cooled slightly add egg mixture and whisk slowly to combine
    Return pan to medium-low heat and stir slowly – mixture will bubble and thicken – continue to desired consistency – remove from heat

    Two options at this point

    For a wilted salad, add dressing to lettuce while hot – mix well

    For a crisp salad, cool dressing and add to chilled lettuce – mix well
     
  2. geek with fire

    geek with fire Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Don't know how I missed this when you posted it, but it looks great! I'm wondering if a bit o' mayo and maybe some cold peas would be good in there as well! Sprinkle a bit of sharp chedder on top, just for kicks.

    Thanks for all of your recipes, sir. They are top notch.
     
  3. cowgirl

    cowgirl Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Mmmm, sure sounds good Meowey! Thanks for the recipe.[​IMG]
     

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