"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali

Marinated Vegetable Salad Recipe

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This recipe for Marinated Vegetable Salad, by , is from THE SMITH FAMILY COOKBOOK, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Amy Holton Horne
Added: Sunday, November 30, 2008


1/4 c. sugar
2 T. water
1/3 c. cider vinegar
1 packet Good Seasons Italian Dressing mix
2/3 c. vegetable oil
Any or all of the following:
Green onions(scallions)
Summer squash
Tomatoes (add at serving time)

Cut vegetables of choice into bite-sized pieces--julienne strips where appropriate. Blend together sugar, water, vinegar, and Goods seasons. Add oil and blend thoroughly. Pour over vegetables, toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate several hours or best overnight.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
The mild flavor of this marinade made this salad a yearly request for our PTA luncheon.




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