Wilted Lettuce with Bacon

Wilted Lettuce with Bacon

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Crystal Kanaley 0

"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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25 m servings 117 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 117 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 5.7 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 8g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 8.5 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 16 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 382 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  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.



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...

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