Sweet Onion Salad Dressing

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Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Total: 15 mins
Servings: 12 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
94 Calories
2g Fat
18g Carbs
0g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 12
Amount per serving
Calories 94
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 2mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 7%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Protein 0g
Calcium 4mg 0%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This sweet onion salad dressing recipe is fast, easy to make, and can be served warm or cool.

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  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1 medium Vidalia onion, grated, or other sweet onion
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup vinegar

Steps to Make It

  1. In a saucepan, combine sugar, salt, mustard, and celery seed.

  2. Add grated sweet onion, oil, and vinegar. Heat until sugar is melted.

  3. Cool and refrigerate, or serve as a warm dressing.

Makes about 1 1/2 cups.