Sunday, July 19, 2009

Fiesta Salad Dressing Just in time for the Gilroy Garlic Festival

Fiesta Salad Dressing from Very Salad Dressing by Teresa Burns
Add leftover turkey or chicken to greens,dress with this salad dressing and enjoy a nice lunch or light dinner main course.
2 1/2 tablespoons cider vinegar
1 tablespoon mild salsa suggestion Mama Raps Garlic Salsa $5.98
1 small clove garlic
1 teaspoon chopped fresh oregano or 1/8 teaspoon dried
1 teaspoon chopped fresh cilantro
1/8 teaspoon ground cumin
1/8 teaspoon seasoning salt suggestion Garlic Dude Dust
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1/4 cup any vegetable oil

In a jar with a hand blender or in a food processor fitted with a steel blade.
Combine the vinegar,, salsa, garlic, oregano, cilantro, cumin, salt and pepper.
Process until the garlic is finely chopped. Slowly add the oil, processing until the mixture is emulsified.
Cover and chill the dressing until you are ready to use it. Let stand at room temperature for 5 minutes before mixing again and serving.
This dressing will keep up to 5 days in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Makes about 1/2 cup

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