Sweet Onion Salad Dressing

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Ratings (20)
  • Total: 15 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: 1 1/2 cups (12 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
94 Calories
2g Fat
18g Carbs
0g Protein
(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.


  • 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.