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Bean Sprout And Bacon Salad

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  Bacon slices 4 , cut into 1 inch strips
  Red wine vinegar 3 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), peeled
  Worcestershire sauce 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dry dijon mustard 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Mung bean sprouts 1 Pound, drained (Fresh Or Canned)
  Green onions 6 , trimmed and thinly sliced
  Sweet pepper 1⁄2 Medium, cored seeded and chopped (Green Or Red)
  Lettuce leaves 4 (For Garnish)

1. Cook. the bacon in a 9- or 10-inch skillet over moderately high heat until risp—about 5 minutes. Remove the bacon, drain on paper toweling, and reserve. Pour off all but 3 tablespoons of the drippings.
2. Let the drippings cool to room temperature, then add the vinegar, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, salt, and black pepper. Set aside.
3. Put the bean sprouts into a colander and run hot water over them for 2 to 3 minutes to wash and wilt them. Drain well, place in a serving bowl, and toss with the green onions and sweet pepper. Crumble the reserved bacon and add.
4. Reheat the dressing and pour it while still hot over the salad. Toss and serve on lettuce leaves.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 236 Calories from Fat 38

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g6.9%

Saturated Fat 1.4 g7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 6.9 mg2.3%

Sodium 673.7 mg28.1%

Total Carbohydrates 39 g12.9%

Dietary Fiber 12.8 g51.3%

Sugars 23.4 g

Protein 19 g37.1%

Vitamin A 158.4% Vitamin C 304.5%

Calcium 13.8% Iron 37%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Bean Sprout And Bacon Salad Recipe