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Wilted Greens with Warm Bacon Dressing

Photo: Howard L. Puckett; Styling: Christy Flowers
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup shelled green peas
  • 6 cups gourmet salad greens (about 1/4 pound)
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 4 turkey bacon slices, diced
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • Coarsely ground pepper (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 56
  • caloriesfromfat 42 %
  • fat 2.6 g
  • satfat 0.7 g
  • monofat 1 g
  • polyfat 0.8 g
  • protein 4 g
  • carbohydrate 5.1 g
  • fiber 1.1 g
  • cholesterol 10 mg
  • iron 0.5 mg
  • sodium 195 mg
  • calcium 14 mg

How to Make It

  1. Bring 2 cups water to a boil in a saucepan; add peas. Cover and cook 7 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and rinse under cold running water; drain well.

  2. Combine the peas, salad greens, and green onions in a bowl; set aside.

  3. Cook the bacon in a nonstick skillet over medium heat 4 minutes or until crisp. Add 1/4 cup water, vinegar, and lemon juice; cook 2 minutes. Immediately pour over salad, and toss gently to coat. Sprinkle each serving with pepper, if desired.