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Creamy Italian Dressing II Recipe
  • READY IN 5 mins

Creamy Italian Dressing II

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"This smooth and creamy dressing has the pungency of lemon juice and red wine vinegar and the sweet spiciness of oregano and garlic."

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  • PREP

    5 mins
  • READY IN

    5 mins

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, vinegar, lemon juice, oil, water, Worcestershire sauce, oregano, sugar and garlic until evenly combined. Chill before serving.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 24, 2005

This dressing is restaurant quality. With homemade dressings of this quality, there's absolutely no reason to buy it at the store. The flavor of this recipe reminds me of one of the house dressings at a steakhouse in Iowa called "The Pink Poodle." It may not be as good, but it's pretty darn close. Honestly, I wouldn't change a thing--unless you just "have" to--so you can put your own stamp on it. I am not a big Italian dressing fan, but CREAMY Italian, with a recipe like this, is well worth having.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Aug 10, 2005

This was better the next day, however, I still had to add a few things to give it more flavor. Here are my changes: add 1/4 sour cream, 1/8 tsp dill, 1/2 tsp basil and 1/8 cup parm cheese. Those additions really make the dressing.

 
Feb 15, 2003

Really zesty and flavorful. I added a little extra garlic. This one is a keeper!

 
Jun 11, 2003

This recipie is a real winner. I add more garlic than suggested. I also add parm and romano cheeses. I have been looking for years for a creamy Italian dressing like this one. It is just like the dressing they serve in a little Italian place in The Bronx, N.Y. Thanks so much Christine for sharing this recipie. It is a definite keeper!

 
Aug 26, 2004

I replaced the mayo with miracle whip, left out the water and the sugar. Used white wine vinegar to make a great dressing for lobster salad. I guess I still don't understand the fascination with adding sugar to everything.

 
Dec 14, 2009

I'm not a huge fan of creamy italian, but my husband asked for it with dinner so I gave this a try. It was pretty good. I used Hellman's lite mayo, olive oil vs. veg., added a little dried basil and some parmesan cheese. I also let it set in the fridge for a few hours to let the flavors come together.

 
Apr 07, 2004

This is the first dressing I've ever made, so I'm really not able to compare it to any others... But I found it very simple to make, and very tasty. Much more unique and tangy then a store-bought dressing. It was a little thick though at first so I put in extra water, and would recommend only 1/2c. of mayonnaise. Also, adding ground pepper was great b/c it added a little spice.

 
Feb 15, 2003

Excellent recipe! I added 1/2 cup parmesan cheese, used 1-1/2 cloves of garlic instead of just one, and some freshly ground pepper. I will make this often.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 168 kcal
  • 8%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 1.8 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 8 mg
  • 3%
  • Fat
  • 18.1 g
  • 28%
  • Fiber
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Sodium
  • 124 mg
  • 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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