HOT BACON DRESSING (Hudson's)

5 slices bacon, diced
1/2 c. finely chopped yellow onion
vegetable oil
2 t. corn starch mixed with 2 t. water
1/2 c. white vinegar
1/2 c. water
1/4 c. sugar
salt and pepper to taste

Fry bacon til crisp. Remove the bacon with a slotted spoon and set aside. Add onion to bacon fat in pan and cook 5 minutes til onion is soft. With a slotted spoon, add onion to bacon. Pour bacon fat into a measuring cup and add vegetable oil to equal 1/2 c. Add bacon fat to cornstarch mixture and reserve. Combine vinegar, water, sugar, salt and pepper in a small saucepan and heat to a boil. Add cornstarch mixture and cook til thickened (1-2 minutes). Remove from heat and add bacon and onion. Use while warm.
(makes 1 1/2 cups)


Hudson's Hot Bacon Dressing recipe is published in our March, 1999 Menu Minder.


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