Zucchini Salad with Hot Bacon Dressing

Here’s a delicious salad of zucchini and carrot with hot bacon dressing that’s made in just 25 minutes – perfect for a side dish.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 6

Ingredients

DRESSING

2
slices bacon
1/4
cup finely chopped onion
2
tablespoons sugar
2
teaspoons cornstarch
1/3
cup cider vinegar or lemon juice
1/3
cup water
1
teaspoon soy sauce or Worcestershire sauce
1/4
teaspoon pepper

SALAD

4
medium zucchini, shredded, drained (4 cups)
1
medium carrot, shredded
  • 1 In small nonstick skillet or saucepan, cook bacon until crisp. Drain on paper towels.
  • 2 Reserve 1 tablespoon bacon drippings in skillet. Add onion; cook over medium heat for 1 to 2 minutes or until tender. Stir in sugar and cornstarch. Blend in remaining dressing ingredients. Cook until mixture boils and thickens, stirring constantly. Cool slightly.
  • 3 In large bowl, combine zucchini and carrot; toss to mix. Pour hot dressing over salad mixture; toss to coat. Crumble cooked bacon; sprinkle over salad.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/2 Cup
    Calories
    60
    (
    Calories from Fat
    10),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    1g
    1%
    (Saturated Fat
    0g,
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    100mg
    100%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    11g
    11%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    8g
    8%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    80%;
    Vitamin C
    25%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Vegetable;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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