Olive Garden Salad Dressing

Oh boy do I ever love that salad dressing they serve at The Olive Garden. I could eat that salad with those bread sticks forever I tell you. I sure wish we had one here in Saudi. I found this recipe about six years ago and have been making it ever since. This taste identical to the restaurants version. I try to keep some in a jar in my fridge at all times because honestly no other salad dressing will ever top it. 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1-1/2 tablespoons white vinegar 1 teaspoon sunflower oil 2 tablespoons corn syrup 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese 2 garlic cloves 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1. In a small food processor or blender add mayonnaise, vinegar, oil, corn syrup, cheese, garlic, seasoning and lemon juice. Mix until well blended. Store in a jar and refrigerate. Yields: 3/4 cup


  1. Claudia9/26/2010

    Thanks for the recipe - I want to try that, but will probably use agave nectar rather than corn syrup. Do you think it will make much difference?

  2. Amnah9/28/2010

    I made this a few times during Ramadan. Everyone really liked it.

  3. Claudia I have never used agave nectar what kinda taste does it have? Maybe you could use a light honey as well and opt out of the sugar or do it to taste.

    Okay I just looked it up and it says that agave nectar is sweeter then honey so I would use the honey.

    Amnah its great right :)

  4. NeverEver10/05/2010

    i actually bought a bottle from the restaurant the other day, lol. wish I had seen this recipe before!

  5. kristin2/06/2012

    I make a new bottle of this every week! Soooooooo YUMZ!!!

  6. Noor2/07/2012

    me too glad you love it :)


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