Food & Drink

Hot lime and bacon dressing

Hot lime and bacon dressing

1 tablespoon bacon drippings

(use bacon as salad ingredient)

1/4 cup finely chopped onion

1/4 cup sugar

1 tablespoon cornstarch

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/3 cup lime juice

Makes 1 cup dressing, 8 (2-tablespoon) servings.

In small skillet, cook onion in drippings until transparent. In a small bowl combine sugar, cornstarch and salt. Stir in 2/3 cup water and the lime juice. Pour into skillet and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens. Pour over salad, toss and serve immediately.

Nutritional information per serving: 51 calories (27 percent from fat), 1.6 g fat (0.7 g saturated, 0.7 g monounsaturated), 1.6 mg cholesterol, 0.1 g protein, 9.4 g carbohydrates, 0.1 g fiber, 82 mg sodium.