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Ingredients

1 head red leaf lettuce, torn in bits
1 head green leaf lettuce, torn in bits
1 small red onion, sliced thinly
Mayonnaise
1/2 cup sugar
1 cup bacon bits
2 cups Swiss cheese

Instructions

Toss lettuces in large bowl with red onion slices and top with a layer of mayonnaise. Sprinkle sugar over the greens and then add a layer of Swiss cheese and a layer of bacon bits (real bacon bits tast best). Just before serving, toss the salad thoroughly making sure the mayonnaise and sugar dressing coat the greens throughout.

Rebecca J. Smithers
Moline



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