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Pennsylvania Dutch Lettuce with Bacon Dressing Recipe

For Janis: This recipe is from the Pennsylvania Dutch Folk Festival held every
July in Kutztown, PA.

Pennsylvania Dutch Lettuce with Bacon Dressing Recipe

1 large head lettuce, washed, dried & cut up ( about 12 cups)
1 small onion, chopped fine
3 eggs
3/4 cup each sugar & water
1/2 cup cider vinegar
1/2 pound bacon, cut in 1 in. pieces
2 T. flour

In salad bowl combine lettuce & onion; set aside. Beat eggs; stir in sugar, water & vinegar. Fry bacon until crisp; stir in flour & cook until bubbly. Stir in egg mixture. Cook & stir until mixture begins to boil & thickens. Pour over lettuce mixture & toss. Serve immediately.
4-6 servings. Note! This is very similar to my family recipe. We do not use exact measurements, however.I also put slices of hard boiled eggs on top.
Athena in DE

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