Hot Pepper Dressing
Dressing is an important part of the salad so I started to experiment and came up with this recipe. It is spicy and delicious.—Vickey Paulson, Zimmerman, Minnesota
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 10 min.
Makesabout 1/4 cup
- 2 small fresh cherry peppers, seeded and minced
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- In a jar with tight-fitting lid, combine all ingredients; shake until blended. Store in the refrigerator.
Editor's NoteWear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Nutrition Facts2 tablespoons: 130 calories, 14g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 591mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 0 protein.
Originally published as Hot Pepper Dressing in Country Woman July/August 1998