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hot bacon dressing in a small dish next to salad

Hot Bacon Dressing

This hot bacon dressing is creamy and savory with just a hint of sweetness! Finish off your favorite salad or veggies with this simple and flavorful dressing.
Course Condiment
Cuisine American
Keyword bacon recipe, dinner salad, homemade dressing
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 133kcal


  • Skillet
  • Small saucepan



  • Cook bacon in a skillet over medium heat for 8-10 minutes.
  • Transfer ¼ cup of rendered bacon fat to a small saucepan over medium heat along with the shallots. Cook for 2-3 minutes or until shallots are soft.
    hot bacon dressing step 2
  • Reduce heat to low and add in the apple cider vinegar, maple syrup, Dijon mustard, salt and black pepper. Chop bacon and add to saucepan. Simmer 1-2 minutes until thickened. Serve warm.


  • Maple Syrup: You can sub the maple syrup for either honey or white sugar if you'd like.
  • Make it Keto: Use a keto-friendly maple-flavored syrup.
Recipe yields approximately 6 servings. Actual number of servings will depend on your preferred portion sizes.
Nutritional values shown are general guidelines and reflect information for 1 serving of hot bacon dressing. Actual macros may vary slightly depending on specific brands and types of ingredients used.
To determine the weight of one serving, prepare the recipe as instructed. Weigh the finished recipe, then divide the weight of the finished recipe (not including the weight of the container the food is in) by 6. Result will be the weight of one serving.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 133kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 19mg | Sodium: 302mg | Potassium: 83mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 12IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 1mg | Net Carbs: 2g