Jinx's Wilted Lettuce Salad

Jinx Schnoes

1head green or red leaf lettuce (or a combination)
1red onion, peeled and sliced
1hard boiled egg
½cup sliced mushrooms (optional)
5strips bacon
¾cup water
¾cup cider vinegar
2 ½tablespoons sugar, or to taste

Wash and dry leaf lettuce; tear into large pieces and place in a large serving bowl. Separate onion slices into rings and mix into lettuce. Slice egg in an egg slicer, then turn and slice in opposite direction; mix into lettuce along with mushrooms.

Meanwhile, fry bacon in a medium skillet until crisp. Drain bacon on paper towel and crumble into salad. Pour out all but 1 tablespoon of the bacon drippings.

Mix water, vinegar and sugar together to form a sweet-sour mixture. Pour into skillet and heat over medium-high heat until hot. Stir gently, but do not scrape up bacon bits from pan. When mixture is hot, pour over salad greens. Toss gently and serve immediately.

Recipe serves 6-8.

Category: Salads