Almost-Famous Garden Salad

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 25 min
  • Prep: 25 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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For the dressing:

1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil

2 tablespoons white wine vinegar

3 tablespoons Miracle Whip

1 tablespoon lemon juice

2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese

1/4 teaspoon garlic salt

1/2 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning

For the salad:

1 10-ounce bag American salad blend

1/4 red onion, thinly sliced

4 small pickled peppers, such as pepperoncini

1 small vine-ripened tomato, quartered

2 tablespoons sliced black olives

1/2 cup large croutons

1 tablespoon grated parmesan cheese


  1. Combine all the dressing ingredients and 1 to 2 tablespoons water in a blender or food processor; puree until smooth.
  2. Place the salad blend in a large bowl and top with the remaining salad ingredients. Drizzle with the dressing.
  3. Photography by Kate Sears