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Hot Bacon Dressing

Rated as 4.79 out of 5 Stars

"You get an explosion of flavor in this satisfying hot dressing that's perfect for strong-flavored greens like spinach, notes Connie Simon from Reed City, Michigan."
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Ingredients

20 m servings
Original recipe yields 32 servings

Directions

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  1. In a large skillet, cook bacon until crisp; remove bacon and set aside. Drain, reserving 2 tablespoons drippings in the skillet. Add onion and saute until tender; remove from the heat. Add the vinegar, water, sugar, pimientos, mustard, salt, pepper and bacon; mix well. Combine cornstarch and cold water; stir into skillet. Cook and stir until mixture comes to a boil. Boil for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Serve warm over fresh spinach or mixed greens. Refrigerate leftovers and reheat before serving.

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Loved, Loved, Loved It! We will make this many times. This is a large batch but it kept for 2 weeks in the frig and just as good then. UPDATE: I made this again for my spinach salad and decided...

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I used to get this dressing on my salad every time I went to Fridays. I was so excited about find this recipe. I was so dissapointed! I cut back on the sugar as other readers had suggested bu...

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Loved, Loved, Loved It! We will make this many times. This is a large batch but it kept for 2 weeks in the frig and just as good then. UPDATE: I made this again for my spinach salad and decided...

This is the only recipe I have ever given five stars! I have made this several times and believe me just as good if you substitute 1/4 cup splenda in place of sugar. I also have used roasted r...

I was looking for a recipe that was similar to a dressing i ate at a applebees on a spinach salad this is very similar if not better i never made a dressing from scratch but i found out it is we...

Fantastic. I don't like ANYTHING with mustard in it, but I've always wanted to try this dressing since I worked at a TGI Fridays about 20 years ago. It just smelled so good! I finally tried i...

This makes a LOT of dressing! I've never made hot bacon dressing before - there are so many different versions! I did not use pimientos - I've NEVER seen pimientos in hot bacon dressing. I'm ...

My family LOVED this!!! Now I know how to get my kids to eat spinach. lol. The only thing I didn't like about this recipe was that it makes a LOT, so be prepared. I would definitely recommen...

This is absolutely wonderful...I did not use the pimentos tho. Thanks

This is great. I did use lc sugar instead of l l/2c and did not use pimientos since I didn't have them.

Oh my, this is great. I was looking for something to top so greens with for unexpected last minute dinner guest.. So, I tossed green onion tops, fresh mushrooms (sliced) boiled eggs and crumbled...