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)