Onion Vinaigrette Salad

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 5 min.


2-1/2 cups dressing

Updated: Oct. 16, 2022
"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."


  • 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


  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.

Nutrition Facts

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