Frisee with Hot Bacon Dressing

from ButterYum
makes 4 servings


  • 6 ounces frisee, washed, dried, and torn
  • 6 ounces thickly sliced bacon, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 2 tablespoons hot rendered bacon fat
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


  1. Place frisee in a large bowl.
  2. In a skillet over medium heat, brown bacon; remove from pan and reserve rendered fat.
  3. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together rendered bacon fat, red wine vinegar, sugar, salt, and pepper; pour over frisee, add cooked bacon, toss well, and serve immediately.