Sweet and Sour Dressing

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    10 mins

    This is a delicious sweet and sour dressing. I've never met anyone that didn't like it.


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    Ingredients
    Makes: 8 servings

    • 235 ml vegetable oil
    • 135 g white sugar
    • 80 ml distilled white vinegar
    • 1/4 small onion, finely diced
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 3/4 teaspoon dry mustard
    • 1/2 teaspoon celery seed

    Directions
    Prep:10min  ›  Ready in:10min 

    1. In a blender or salad dressing shaker, combine oil, sugar, vinegar, onion, salt, mustard, and celery seed. Blend or shake until emulsified.
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    We had an Isaly's Restaurant years ago that served this dressing. It was so popular, they also sold it by the quart. I add additional onion to help balance the amount of sugar in this recipe. Also, I added a little yellow coloring to make it reminiscent of the restaurant dressing. It can be made with prepared mustard as well. For those on sugar/carb restriction, it can also be made with that famous blue sugar substitute as well, though you will find you need to increase the amount of the sweetener. Enjoy!  -  01 Jul 2007  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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    Texans: This is almost a match for Babe's Chicken House house dressing! It's very sweet, with a nice vinegar tang, and the author is correct, it's surprisingly universally liked. I do grate the onion instead of finely dice (which is a pain, but results in a nice smooth texture) but other than that, no changes. :-) __Update!__ Also, the flavors become SO much more complex if you let the dressing sit for several hours before serving. It's phenomenal with spinach, bacon and fresh sliced strawberries.  -  03 Apr 2010  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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    I loved this recipe! Even my kids eat it, and they HATE salad.  -  09 Nov 2004  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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