Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 5 mins

Sometimes simple is best. This is a wonderfully old fashioned salad that is very tasty and easy to prepare.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Fry bacon until crisp; drain (saving drippings) and crumble.
  2. Place lettuce in a large bowl.
  3. top with onion, egg, and crumbled bacon.
  4. In a skillet put bacon drippings, vinegar, salt, pepper and sugar.
  5. Heat to boiling.
  6. Pour over lettuce in bowl and toss.
  7. Serve immediately.


Most Helpful

I lost my recipe for wilted lettuce, and found a new one here. This one includes a hard boiled egg, which my husband loved, good recipe.

Patricia Flickinger April 16, 2003

An interesting concept of hot salad dressing. It was wonderfully delicious, yet so easy to prepare. I don't like the taste of raw onion, therefore I marinated the sliced onion in the vinegar mixture for a couple minutes. Removed the onion before boiling the mixture. I also used olive oil instead of bacon drippings. I sure will make this again. Thanks for sharing your recipe.

Peter Pan March 19, 2003

I prepared this according to the directions. It was easy, but a little too salty for my taste. Without the added salt, I think this would be great.

DixonPDX March 12, 2003

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