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Italian Garden Salad and Dressing Recipe

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This recipe for Italian Garden Salad and Dressing, by , is from The McElmury Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Diane McElmury
Added: Friday, November 9, 2007


Salad: 1 bag American Blend Dole Salad
4-5 slices red onion
6 black olives
2 banana peppers
1/2 cup croutons
1 small tomato, quartered
Freshly grated Parmesan Cheese

Dressing: 1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/3 cup white vinegar
1 teaspoon vegetable oil
2 tablespoons corn syrup
2 tablespoons Parmesan Cheese
2 tablespoons Romano Cheese
1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
1/2 teaspoon parsley flakes
1 tablespoon lemon juice.

To make the salad, chill one salad bowl in freezer for 30 minutes. Place bag of salad in bowl. Place onion, black olives, banana peppers, tomatoes and croutons ove the salad. Add some freshly grated Parmesan Cheese and add plenty of the salad dressing on top.

To make the salad dressing, mix all the ingrediets in a blender until well mixed. If this is a little tart, add extra sugar.




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