Onion Vinaigrette Salad Recipe
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Onion Vinaigrette Salad Recipe

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"The recipe for this pretty salad dressing was given to me a long time ago by my sister-in-law," comments Harriet Stichter of Milford, Indiana. "We like the mixture's onion flavor so much we keep some in our refrigerator year-round."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
MAKES:20 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
MAKES: 20 servings


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup vinegar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • Dash pepper
  • Torn salad greens
  • Cherry tomatoes, sliced cucumber and grated carrots or vegetables of your choice

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons: 88 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 177mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.


  1. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the first eight ingredients; shake well. In a salad bowl, combine greens and vegetables. Drizzle with dressing and toss to coat. Store any leftover dressing in a refrigerator. Yield: 2-1/2 cups dressing.
Originally published as Onion Vinaigrette Salad in Quick Cooking May/June 1999, p11

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suesam User ID: 1213393 203108
Reviewed Mar. 19, 2012

"This salad is quick and delicious. I've had several people ask for the recipe after tasting it. And you don't need an array of different dressings."

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