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Sweet italian house dressing

Updated: November 5, 2010 9:00PM


1/4 cup balsamic vinegar

2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced

1 teaspoon sugar

1/2 teaspoon oregano

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

1/2 cup olive oil

Place vinegar, garlic, sugar, oregano, salt and pepper in a blender or food processor fitted with a metal blade. While the machine is running, slowly drizzle olive oil through the blender top or feed tube until dressing is combined and emulsified.

Store in airtight container in refrigerator for up to two weeks.

Dennis Cottini, Glenview

Nutrition facts per 1-tablespoon serving: 107 calories, 11 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 2 g carbohydrates, 0 g protein, 60 mg sodium, 0 g fiber

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