Salad with Creamy Homemade Dressing Recipe
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Salad with Creamy Homemade Dressing Recipe

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Mom had a magic way of combining ordinary ingredients into something extraordinary. In this refreshing salad, lettuce and vegetables are deliciously topped with a thick hearty dressing. -Grace Yascovic, Branchville, New Jersey
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:8 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 12 cups mixed salad greens
  • 2 large tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 large cucumber, chopped
  • 1 cup Miracle Whip
  • 1 cup Thousand Island salad dressing
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 hard-cooked eggs, chopped, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1-1/2 cups) equals 340 calories, 33 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 21 mg cholesterol, 488 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, toss salad greens, tomatoes and cucumbers; set aside. In a small bowl, combine Miracle Whip, Thousand Island dressing and milk; mix well. If desired, gently stir in eggs. serve over salad. Store any leftover dressing in the refrigerator. Yield: 8 servings (2 cups dressing).
Originally published as Salad with Creamy Dressing in Taste of Home June/July 2000, p35

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Reviewed Oct. 29, 2009

"Tasty simple salad. Great for kids or busy days."

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