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Photo: Howard L. Puckett; Styling: Christy Flowers Photo by: Photo: Howard L. Puckett; Styling: Christy Flowers

Wilted Greens with Warm Bacon Dressing

Cooking Light APRIL 1995

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)


  • 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)


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.

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

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 56
  • Calories from fat: 42%
  • Fat: 2.6g
  • Saturated fat: 0.7g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.8g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Carbohydrate: 5.1g
  • Fiber: 1.1g
  • Cholesterol: 10mg
  • Iron: 0.5mg
  • Sodium: 195mg
  • Calcium: 14mg

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Wilted Greens with Warm Bacon Dressing Recipe