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Hot Lettuce

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6 slices chopped bacon
1/3 Cup cider vinager
1 egg
2/3 Cup water
1 TBS + 1 tsp. flour
1/3 Cup sugar (to taste)
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 head chopped iceburg lettuce

Fry bacon in large skillet and drain all but a couple tablespoons of the grease.

In a shakeable container, add the rest of ingredients except for the lettuce. Shake it up until well combined. Taste it - if you want it sweeter, add a bit more sugar, not tart enough, add some more vinegar.

Add liquid to bacon in skillet and heat until thick. If it gets too thick, simply add some water to thin it out. 5 minutes before serving, add lettuce and let it wilt. Serve over boiled potatoes.

Pairs Well With


You'll begin to notice a common thread in my ingredients as I add recipes to this site. One of my favorite cooking ingredients is bacon! Also, I have a pretty heavy Pennsylvania Dutch influence to my cooking (from my in-laws of 15 years). I've never been a potato fan but with Hot Lettuce on them, I could eat them every day! This is served over plain boiled potatoes. Sounds strange but the sweet and sour aspect of Hot Lettuce goes so well with potatoes.

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