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Apple and Wilted Lettuce Salad
With its hot bacon dressing, this salad won't wait for late-comers to the table; be sure to dress it just before serving.
6 cups torn romaine lettuce
4 cups torn green or red leaf lettuce
2 Red or Golden Delicious apples, cored and sliced
1/2 cup sliced celery
6 slices bacon
1/3 cup cider vinegar
1/4 cup water
1 package (.6-ounce) Italian salad dressing mix
2 teaspoons sugar
1/4 cup sliced green onion
Ground black pepper
1) In large serving bowl, combine romaine, leaf lettuce, apples, and celery; set aside.
2) In skillet, fry bacon until crisp; reserve drippings. Drain and crumble bacon into salad. In same skillet, combine reserved bacon drippings, the vinegar, water, salad dressing mix, and sugar; heat to boiling. Pour over salad. Top with green onion and black pepper; toss salad gently. Serve immediately.
Makes 6 Servings
Nutrition Information: Protein: 4g; Fat: 10g; Carbohydrate: 13g; Fiber: 3g; Sodium: 165mg; Cholesterol: 5; Calories: 132.