Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Italian Salad Dressing

We went to dinner Monday night in Alex's old neighborhood, Chestnut Creek.  It was so fun to ride around and have him show me where all of his friend's lived.  I got a glimpse into his childhood: where they played, who were the mean neighbors, what pranks did they play, etc.

I brought a salad and wanted to make a new dressing.  This one was super easy to throw together.  You probably have all the ingredients on hand.


Italian Salad Dressing
Source:  Adapted from Pioneer Woman Cooks


  • 3/4 cup olive oil
  • juice of 2 lemons
  • 4 tbsp. grate Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • ground pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 tsp. sugar
  • dash of paprika
  • 1 garlic clove minced (if using that day; if you are making this dressing 24 hours in advance then peel garlic clove and leave whole in dressing)
Mix all ingredients together in container and refrigerate until you are ready to use.

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