Green onions and garlic cloves are balanced with salty bacon in this flavorful salad dressing. Coarse-grain mustard gives a hint of spice.

Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

15 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a medium skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Using a slotted spoon, remove bacon from skillet, reserving 2 tablespoons of the drippings in skillet (discard the remaining drippings or add olive oil, if necessary, to measure 2 tablespoons). Drain bacon on paper towels. Crumble bacon; set aside.

  • Add green onions and garlic to the reserved drippings in skillet; cook and stir until green onions are tender. Stir in vinegar, sugar, mustard, and pepper. Stir in crumbled bacon; heat through. Serve warm over desired salad greens.


Tip: Sugar Substitute: Choose from Splenda(R) Granular, Equal(R) Spoonful or packets, or Sweet'N Low(R); bulk or packets. Follow package directions to use amount equivalent to 2 teaspoons sugar.
Nutrition Analysis: 87 calories, 2 g carbohydrate
Exchanges: 1 1/2 Fat
Carb Choices: 0

Nutrition Facts

1 tablespoon
53 calories; protein 1.2g; carbohydrates 2.6g; dietary fiber 0.1g; soluble fiber 0g; insoluble fiber 0g; sugars 1.4g; monosaccharides 0g; disaccharides 0g; other carbs 1.1g; fat 4.2g; saturated fat 1.4g; mono fat 1.9g; poly fat 0.5g; trans fatty acid 0g; cholesterol 6.3mg; water 71.6g; ash 0.2g; vitamin a iu 4.4IU; vitamin a re 1.1RE; vitamin a carotenoid 0.1RE; vitamin a retinol 1RE; vitamin a carotene 0.4mcg; vitamin b1 thiamin 0mg; vitamin b2 riboflavin 0mg; vitamin b3 niacin 0.4mg; niacin equivalents 0.5mg; vitamin b6 0mg; vitamin b12 0.1mcg; biotin 0.2mcg; vitamin c 0.3mg; vitamin e alpha equivalents 0mg; vitamin e iu 0IU; vitamin e mg 0mg; folate 0.3mcg; vitamin k 0.2mcg; pantothenic acid 0.1mg; calcium 3.3mg; copper 0mg; fluoride 0.4mg; iron 0.1mg; magnesium 2mg; manganese 0mg; phosphorus 20.1mg; potassium 36.4mg; selenium 2.3mcg; sodium 87.7mg; zinc 0.1mg; 40 butyric 0g; 60 caprioc 0g; 80 caprylic 0g; 100 capric 0g; 120 lauric 0g; 140 myristic 0.1g; 160 palmitic 1.2g; 180 stearic 0.6g; 161 palmitol 0.2g; 181 oleic 2.3g; 201 eicosen 0g; 221 erucic 0g; 182 linoleic 0.6g; 183 linolenic 0.1g; 184 stearidon 0g; 204 arachidon 0g; 205 epa 0g; 225 dpa 0g; 226 dha 0g; omega 3 fatty acid 0g; omega 6 fatty acid 0.4g; alanine 0g; arginine 0.1g; cystine 0g; glycine 0.1g; histidine 0g; isoleucine 0g; leucine 0.1g; lysine 0.1g; methionine 0g; phenylalanine 0g; proline 0g; serine 0g; threonine 0g; tryptophan 0g; tyrosine 0g; valine 0g; alcohol 0g; caffeine 0mg; pyramid fat 0; pyramid meat 0; exchange fat 0; energy 59.5kcal; aspartic acid 0.1g; glutamic acid 0.1g; phytosterols 0.1mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; pyramid vegetables 0; exchange vegetables 0; boron 0.3mg; chromium 0.1mcg; exchange other carbs 0; theobromine 0mg; vitamin d iu 0IU; vitamin d mcg 0mcg.