Crunchy Lettuce

Crunchy Lettuce


"This is a crispy and crunchy salad with bacon and toasted almonds."


1 h 30 m servings 555 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 555 kcal
  • 28%
  • Fat:
  • 46.7 g
  • 72%
  • Carbs:
  • 27.1g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 11.5 g
  • 23%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 15 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 956 mg
  • 38%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain, crumble and set aside.
  2. In a salad bowl, combine the bacon, lettuce, almonds, sesame seeds, green onions and chow mien noodles; toss and refrigerate.
  3. In a glass jar with a tight fitting lid, combine the oil, sugar, vinegar, salt and pepper. Shake well and chill for 1 hour.
  4. Before serving, shake dressing and pour over salad; toss and serve.
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  1. 18 Ratings


I will definitely make this again. This is the first time I have used iceberg lettuce in years and it is the right type for this salad. The only thing I omitted was the almonds, otherwise foll...

Excellent salad...can be very portable---mix all except dressing in a big zip bag and put the dressing in a container and serve it at work or family gathering at the last minute- I have added c...

Because I wasn't too interested in a 700+ calorie salad, I simply put the lettuce on a plate, and added a little of each of the rest of the ingredients, e.g. one slice of crumbled bacon, a pinch...

My husband and I LOVE this recipe - great salad! Great for potlucks as it's still good when it's "soggy".

My kids loved this salad. I made half of the recipe for the 4 of us and left out the bacon. Lettuce started to wilt as soon as I tossed with dressing but still tasted great. Added chow mein no...

This is a wonderful and easy recipe! I've served it a number of time for guests and have received raving reviews and requests for the recipe. I highly recommend trying this out!

A tasty salad that was fairly quick and easy to make. The dressing tasted 'right', however, it had quite a bit of sugar in it, and wasn't overly exciting. My kids didn't care for the dressing to...

I make this salad all of the time--my friends and family LOVE it! Instead of 6 slices of bacon, I use the whole 1 lb. package--I also use 2 packages of pre-shredded lettuce instead of shredding...

This is an easy, flexible salad. I used two small heads of "Artisan" salad (a varied 4-pack) for the lettuce and used turkey bacon (I'm sure the real thing would be even better). For the dress...