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Green Salad with Onion Dressing

 Green Salad with Onion Dressing
This is such an elegant salad. It will dress up any table. The caramelized onion in the dressing tastes fantastic. It's never failed to be a hit whenever I've served it.
12 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 55 min. + cooling


  • 1 large onion, peeled and cut into eighths
  • 8 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 14 cups torn salad greens
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion


  • Place onion in a baking dish. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon oil; sprinkle
  • with sugar. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 30 minutes. Turn and
  • bake 25-30 minutes longer, stirring several times, until the onion
  • is tender and lightly browned. Cool for 30 minutes.
  • Place onion in a blender or food processor; add broth, vinegar, salt
  • and remaining oil. Cover and process until smooth (mixture will be
  • thick). Chill.
  • Just before serving, toss greens, walnuts, red onion and dressing in
  • a large salad bowl. Yield: 12 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 164 calories,

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Nutritional Facts: 15 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 86 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.