Savory Marinated Vegetables Recipe
The combination of ingredients in this salad gives it a unique tangy flavor. Perhaps that's why I get requests for the recipe whenever I serve this dish to company or bring it to a potluck dinner.
- 2 cups sugar
- 1 cup cider vinegar
- 1 tablespoon salt
- 1 tablespoon ground mustard
- 1 cup vegetable oil
- 1 teaspoon celery seed
- 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
- 1 large head cauliflower, cut into florets
- 1 large bunch broccoli, cut into florets
- 4 carrots, thinly sliced
- 2 cups sliced celery
- 1/2 cup sliced radishes
- 2 green onions, thinly sliced
- 1/2 medium green pepper, sliced
- 1 can (6 ounces) pitted ripe olives, drained and sliced
- 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1. In a saucepan, bring the sugar, vinegar, salt and dry mustard to a boil. Cook for 1 minute. Allow to cool. Add remaining dressing ingredients. Chill. Combine all vegetables in a large bowl; add dressing and toss. Cover and refrigerate several hours, stirring occasionally. Yield: 16-20 servings.
1 serving (1 cup) equals 219 calories, 12 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 467 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein.
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