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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 20
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 49.8
  • Total Fat: 5.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 119.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 0.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.1 g
  • Protein: 0.0 g

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italian vinaigrette salad dressing

Submitted by: MMPIXIE

Introduction

There's this salad at Buca Di Beppo and they use a dressing similar to this on their Apple Gorgonzola Salad. It's not right according to my boyfriend who works there, but i love it anyway. It's always better after a few days in the fridge. (ps, this isn't my recipe, i found in on the internet look for meemoskitchen on google) There's this salad at Buca Di Beppo and they use a dressing similar to this on their Apple Gorgonzola Salad. It's not right according to my boyfriend who works there, but i love it anyway. It's always better after a few days in the fridge. (ps, this isn't my recipe, i found in on the internet look for meemoskitchen on google)
Number of Servings: 20

Ingredients

    1/3 C. White (or red) wine vinegar
    3/4 tsp. dried oregano
    1/2 tsp dry mustard (or dijon?)
    1 tsp. salt
    1 pinch of black pepper
    1/8-1/4 C. Red onion, chopped very fine
    1 1/2 tsp. garlic, chopped
    1/2-3/4 C. Olive oil

    Makes about 1 C. for about 20 servings of 2 tbsp. each.

Directions

The mustard and the olive oil are variations i'm trying. The mustard because some people don't have/use dry mustard. and the olive oil variation because i'm trying to make it healthier. I haven't tried it yet, but i'm going to right now.

From Meemos Kitchen:
"Combine the red wine vinegar, oregano, dry mustard, salt and pepper in a blender. Add the onion and garlic. Blend together while slowly adding the olive oil. By adding the olive oil slowly it will emulsufly with the other ingredients creating a thicker vinaigrette.Let vinaigrette sit at room temperature for 30 minutes before serving. This is best made shortly before using."

IT'S MY FAV!!

Throw it with some romaine, feta, sliced granny apples, and dried cranberries. MMMMM!!

Number of Servings: 20

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MMPIXIE.






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  • Very Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    It was very oily in my opinion so I halved to oil. I mixed red and white wine vinegar. I also doubled all the spices like oregano and salt and dried mustard. It is very yummy! I would also recommend adding some sugar... It was a little potent for me. But it has amazing flavor!!! It is wonderful!! - 3/26/11

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  • 3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This looks like a great recipe, but I think the nutrition facts may be off. There would be only 8-2 Tablespoon servings in a 1 cup recipe instead of 20 which would more than double the fat and calories as calculated. - 1/28/11

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This is so good! My husband, the salad-hater loved it! - 6/14/09

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  • Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This was a bit too tart for my taste. I will add some Splenda to it to sweeten it up a bit. - 2/6/10

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Cut the oil with a bit more vinegar but very good. - 12/19/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I just used what I had in the cupboard... no mustard, balsamic vinegar, and onion powder. Everything else was the same. I don't think I poured the olive oil in slow or let it sit a full 30 min, but over some baby greens it was dee-lish! Just like some of the best italian restaurants! - 6/10/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This is very good! I used dry minced onions. Slowly beat the olive oil in. Wonderful. Perfect flavor. Easy to make. I'll fix it again! - 5/23/09

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  • Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I used red wine vinegar and spicy brown mustard, it was very tart so added a small amount of sugar substitute to it. Not sure, but I think 20 Two TBS servings may not be right? I did have 1/3 c each evoo and vinegar though. - 5/2/12

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Very good dressing and very easy. I did cut back on the salt a very small amount, but since I have reduced salt in most of my recipes, it still tasted a bit salty to me. I think I will try 1/2 tsp salt the next time I make it. Recalculate the nutritional value or list each serving as 2.5 servings. - 2/23/12

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    1 US cup equals 16 Tablespoons so I beleive everyone was off a bit not just the OP. Google it,every source I read gave this conversion so I am not sure where 8 came from. - 3/25/11

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    sounds wonderful.. going to make that for tomorrow's salad - 4/3/10

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  • Love the flavour!This will become a staple. - 3/22/14

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  • This dressing is excellent! Several people mentioned adding sugar or other sweeteners. I just added 3 oz. of peeled, diced apple. A little fiber, a little sweetness, only a few kc! - 7/13/13

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  • Very good! The only thing I did differently was I put in 3 cloves of garlic and I didn't have red onion so I used regular.I am sure the red would make it that much better. I also put it as 16 servings making it 1 tbsp per person and it came out as 97.5 calories and 10.5 grams of fat. - 3/10/11

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  • Followed the ingredients and instructions to the letter. After it was made, added 1 drop of liquid stevia to tone down the tartness just enough! Next time, will add other herbs! - 1/15/11

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  • Used equal parts red & white vinegar and it was perfect! - 11/16/10

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  • Very good! Will make regularly. Thanks for sharing.
    - 7/26/10

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  • verry good - 7/8/10

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  • How long will this stay good in the fridge? I'm guessing a few months like other dressings? I plan on trying this after my next shopping trip - 6/24/10

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  • Very good! - 6/11/10

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  • Delicious! I added about 1 1/2 Tbs dijon mustard - gave it a nice tang. - 5/4/10

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  • Thank you so much for sharing - this was a great base for me to make my own Italian dressing. I added tons of garlic and it's really good! - 5/3/10

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  • This dressing is delicious! I made it last night and my husband loved it. This will definitely be made again. - 4/30/10

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  • I cut down on the oil a tad to save on a few calories. It was a bit too tart for us with the ratio of red wine vinegar, so I added a tsp of sugar and that made it much better. I used it on a chopped salad and it was great. Will be my go to Italian dressing. - 4/15/10

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  • I reallyliked this and so did my guests. I love garlic, but, next time i will use less. I used romanoe with dried blueberries, apples and fat free crutons. - 3/7/10

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