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Herbed Onion Salad Dressing Recipe

Herbed Onion Salad Dressing Recipe

"My dad is an excellent cook and this is one of his favorites," says Nancy Fettig of Billings, Montana. The slightly sweet dressing has plenty of onion flavor and a tasty blend of herbs.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:32 servings


  • 1/2 cup cider vinegar
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 large onion, cut into wedges
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon each dried basil, marjoram, oregano and thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups vegetable oil


  • 1. In a blender, combine the vinegar, sugar and onion; cover and process until smooth. Add the seasonings; cover and blend well. While processing, gradually add oil in a steady stream until dressing is thickened. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 4 cups.

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons: 160 calories, 14g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 148mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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cudell User ID: 1388929 205237
Reviewed Jun. 2, 2014

"I made it and really liked it. I used a sweet onion about the size of a tennis ball. When the recipe says large onion....I never know if its baseball or grapefruit sized."

KatharineLHiddink User ID: 5107052 136345
Reviewed Feb. 5, 2014

"I love this salad dressing recipe! Not only is it easy to make but it also makes a quart sized jar amount which I need because everyone loves it so much. Every time I serve this dressing people ask for the recipe."

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