Wilted Lettuce with Bacon Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Wilted Lettuce with Bacon Recipe
  • READY IN 25 mins

Wilted Lettuce with Bacon

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"This is an old recipe passed down from my great-grandma. I remember the whole family getting together on Sunday afternoons and she would always have a feast ready for us. This was always a family favorite."

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  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins
  • READY IN

    25 mins

Directions

  1. Place bacon in a large skillet; cook and stir over medium-high heat until evenly browned and crispy, about 10 minutes. Add lettuce; cook and stir in the bacon grease until lettuce wilts, 2 to 3 minutes. Mix buttermilk, salt, and pepper into bacon-lettuce mixture; cook and stir until buttermilk sauce thickens, 5 to 10 minutes. Whisk flour into sauce if needed to thicken.
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Jul 14, 2014

Made this with our first lettuce from the garden. It was not a head of red leaf, but instead a mixture of red and green leaf lettuce. It was better than we both were anticipating. You do have to be careful when adding the buttermilk as it wants to curdle. I did add a little Wondra® as a thickening agent rather than the flour at the end.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 117 kcal
  • 6%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 8 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 16 mg
  • 5%
  • Fat
  • 5.7 g
  • 9%
  • Fiber
  • 1 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 8.5 g
  • 17%
  • Sodium
  • 382 mg
  • 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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