Italian Salad Dressing (Spruced-up)
Serves: 6-8 Preheat Oven Temp: N/A
1 packet of dry Italian Salad Dressing mix, prepared according to the pkg.
Add to that:
1/2 tsp. Italian Seasoning
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. black pepper
1/2 tsp. sugar
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper (optional)
1/4 cup oil of your choice (olive, canola, etc)
2 Tb. vinegar
2 Tb. water
1/2 Tb. mayonnaise
1 Prepare the packet dressing according to the instructions on the packet.
2 Pour the prepared dressing into a bowl and add the remaining ingredients.
3 Mix well, by stirring vigorously. Serve immediately, then store in a closed container.
4 Shake well before using. Leftovers will stay in the refrigerator up to 4 weeks.
Hints and Tips
Toss this into a green salad, a cool pasta salad, or pour it over sliced cucumbers and tomatoes.
Works great as a marinade for chicken.
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