Wilted Lettuce Salad

Contributor: Ilona Orzechowska

When you’re tired of the same old salad, you’ll want to make this Wilted Salad. It’s still a simple meal solution but the savory homemade dressing offers fresh new flavor… and bacon. What’s not to love?!

  • Author: Ilona Orzechowska
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x
  • Category: Entrée
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American


  • 2 cups leaf lettuce cut into bite sizes
  • 2 cups iceberg lettuce cut into bite sizes
  • 1 cup spinach
  • ¼ cup chopped green onion
  • 5 strips of bacon
  • 3 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. water
  • 2 tsp. sugar
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • 1 hard-boiled egg cut in half


  1. In a large bowl combine lettuce, iceberg lettuce, spinach and green onion. Set aside.
  2. Heat frying pan over medium heat, add bacon strips. Cook about 3-5 minutes on both sides. Remove the bacon from heat and cool off.
  3. Add red wine vinegar, water, sugar and salt to the bacon drippings. Whisk vigorously.
  4. Pour the dressing over salad.
  5. Crumble the bacon and add it to the salad. Mix everything together well.
  6. Top each serving with one-half the hard boiled egg.