Tossed Salad with Creamy Garlic Dressing

1/4 cup red wine vinegar

1/4 cup water

2 T finely chopped onion

1-2 cloves garlic, minced

1/3 cup sugar

1/2 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing

1 1/2 (12 oz.) cups sour cream

1/4 tsp. salt

1/4 tsp. pepper

10 cups torn garden lettuce including spinach

1 large carrot, shredded

3 T. bacon bits

Croutons optional

In a small pan combine vinegar, water, onion and garlic. Simmer until onion is tender, about 5 minutes. Add sugar and simmer until dissolved. Cool to room temperature. Stir in mayonnaise, sour cream, salt and pepper.

In large salad bowl toss lettuce, carrots and bacon bits and dressing to taste. Top with croutons if desired. Yield: 6-8 servings.

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