Tomato & Bacon Dressing (or dip, or sauce!)

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 40 mins

Another very versatile recipe - use it as you see fit!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Fry the bacon until very crisp.
  2. Reserve and measure the drippings – you will need 2 or 3 ounces of melted fat.
  3. Set the bacon aside and crumble 3 rashers when it is cool.
  4. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, sauté the onions, stirring often, until they are all quite brown or are turning black.
  5. In the meantime, pour the water, honey and vinegar into a bowl.
  6. Mix thoroughly with a whisk.
  7. Add cornstarch and whisk thoroughly again.
  8. Add tomato paste and whisk thoroughly again.
  9. Add the mustard to the onions and gently but thoroughly mix together.
  10. Now pour the water, vinegar, honey, cornstarch and tomato paste melange into the saucepan with the mustard and onions.
  11. Add the crumbled bacon and optional hot sauce.
  12. Stir constantly over medium-high heat until thickening and boiling.
  13. Refrigerate in a tightly sealed container.
Most Helpful

VERY good! Added a little more bacon - because I love bacon! Big hit - very tasty! Thank you!

greyghost September 04, 2002