Warm Bacon Dressing Recipe

Bacon Dressing
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  • 20 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 5 mins
  • Yield: 6 servings
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This warm bacon dressing is wonderful on a spinach salad, or try it on baby kale or other tender greens. The warm dressing wilts the greens and the bacon adds a nice smoky flavor.

What You'll Need

  • 3 slices bacon (cooked and crumbled)
  • 1/3 cup sugar (granulated)
  • 1/3 cup vinegar (red wine vinegar or apple cider vinegar)
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 dash salt

How to Make It

  1. Fry the bacon until crisp; remove to paper towels to drain.
  2. In a small saucepan, combine the bacon drippings, sugar, vinegar, water, cornstarch, and a dash of salt. Whisk to blend. 
  3. Cook over medium heat, stirring until the sugar is dissolved and the mixture is thickened. 
  4. Drizzle warm dressing over a spinach salad or other greens; sprinkle with bacon.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 183
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Unsaturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 8 mg
Sodium 207 mg
Carbohydrates 36 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Protein 3 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)