Romaine with Bacon Dressing
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Recipe courtesy of Molly Yeh

Romaine Salad with Bacon Fat Dressing

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 30 min
  • Active: 15 min
  • Yield: 4 servings



  1. Cook the bacon in a large skillet over medium heat until crisp, 8 to 10 minutes. Transfer the bacon to a paper towel-lined plate and let cool, then chop. Add the vinegar to the same skillet with the bacon fat, followed by the Dijon, maple syrup and a few turns of pepper. Whisk together, heating over medium heat until emulsified, then turn off the heat.
  2. To serve, place the romaine on a platter and sprinkle with the bacon, crumbled blue cheese and dried cherries. Drizzle with the warm bacon fat dressing and season with salt and pepper.