Hot Bacon Dressing


  • 1/2 pound bacon, cut into 1/4" pieces
  • olive oil
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2-3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • salt & pepper to taste



  • Cook bacon in large skillet until almost crisp. Remove with slotted spoon. Add 1-2 tablespoons of olive oil. Add shallot and garlic and cook briefly without browning. Add vinegar (being careful not to get spattered), to taste. Add s/p. Taste to correct seasoning and pour over greens with bacon. Mix and serve immediately.SOURCE: Adapted from Betty Gerard