Old-Fashioned Wilted Lettuce Recipe

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Old-Fashioned Wilted Lettuce
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  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup ceder vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 8 bacon strips, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 head medium head iceberg lettuce or 1 bunch leaf lettuce, torn
  • 1 large onion, sliced into rings


  1. In a small bowl, beat the eggs, milk, vinegar, salt and pepper until smooth; set aside. In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon to paper towels to drain, reserving drippings.
  2. Whisk egg mixture into drippings. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture reaches 160° or is thick enough to coat the back of a metal spoon.
  3. In a large salad bowl, combine the lettuce, onion and bacon. Pour dressing over salad; toss to coat. Serve immediately. Yield: 6-8 servings.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 206.41 Kcal (864 kJ)
Calories from fat 147.63 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16.4g 25%
Cholesterol 79.61mg 27%
Sodium 480.34mg 20%
Potassium 290.49mg 6%
Total Carbs 6.55g 2%
Sugars 3.82g 15%
Dietary Fiber 1.42g 6%
Protein 8.53g 17%
Vitamin C 4.4mg 7%
Iron 0.3mg 2%
Calcium 57.5mg 6%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 109.88 Kcal (460 kJ)
Calories from fat 78.59 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.73g 25%
Cholesterol 42.38mg 27%
Sodium 255.71mg 20%
Potassium 154.64mg 6%
Total Carbs 3.49g 2%
Sugars 2.03g 15%
Dietary Fiber 0.76g 6%
Protein 4.54g 17%
Vitamin C 2.4mg 7%
Iron 0.2mg 2%
Calcium 30.6mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 5.2
  • 6

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

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