OLIVE GARDEN SALAD (from the R.S. Birthday Dinner….Yum!!)


½ cup Mayonaise (or Miracle Whip)    2 T. Corn Syrup             1 clove Garlic                    1 T. Lemon Juice

1/3 cup White Vinegar                         2 T. Parmesan Cheese    ½ tsp. Italian Seasoning     1 T. Sugar (optional)

1 tsp. Vegetable Oil                              2 T. Romano Cheese      ½ tsp. Parsley Flakes


1 bag American Blend Dole Salad         6  Banana Peppers                          Parmesan Cheese, freshly grated

4  sliced rings Purple Onion                  ½ cup Croutons                              Peppercorns, freshly ground

8  jumbo pitted Black Olives                 2 Roma Tomatoes, quartered_______________________________

Mix the Dressing ingredients in a blender until well mixed.  If this is a little tart for your taste, add the sugar.

For the Salad:  Pour ½ package of the salad blend into a large bowl.  Top with ½ the onion, olives, banana peppers, croutons and tomatoes.  Add dressing to taste and toss well.  Add the other ½ bag of salad and more dressing to taste.  Toss well.  Top the salad with remaining onion, olives, banana peppers, croutons, tomatoes.

Pass grated parmesan & black pepper at the table.  (*Can substitute 1T. Agave & ½ T. Honey for Corn Syrup)



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