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Oil and Vinegar Dressing

 Oil and Vinegar Dressing
The goodness of crisp salad ingredients comes through when topped with this simple homemade dressing. It tastes so fresh. Mom made it for our family when I was growing up, and now I serve it to my grandchildren. -Barbara Hyatt, Folsom, California
16 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 10 min.


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon ground mustard
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 cup hot water
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 2 garlic cloves, halved
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • Mixed salad greens and shredded red cabbage


  • In a 1-qt. jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the first five
  • ingredients. Add the water, vinegar and garlic; shake until sugar is
  • dissolved. Add oil; shake well. Store in the refrigerator. Just
  • before serving, remove garlic from the dressing. Drizzle over salad
  • greens and red cabbage. Yield: 2 cups.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 tablespoons) equals 82 calories, 4 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, trace sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.