Italian Salad

Italian salad and dressing recipes.

6 servings.

1 cup cooked beets

1 cup cooked carrots

1 cup chopped celery

head lettuce

1/2 cup green peas

1/2 cup cucumbers, pared, seeded and diced

Mayonnaise thinned with cream or sour cream

Prepare the vegetables and chill. Then combine with dressing.

Prepare beds of lettuce and top with salad.

ITALIAN DRESSING - (2 cups)

3/4 cup wine vinegar

2/3 cup red wine

1 clove garlic

1 tsp. salt

2 tsp. capers

1/2 cup oil

1 tbsp. mustard seed

2 peppers - green or red

2 tsp. prepared mustard

1 tsp. black pepper

1 tsp. rosemary - dried

1 tsp. oregano - dried

Mix vinegar and wine, set for 1 hour. Finely chop garlic. Add salt, capers, mustard seed and pound to paste. Remove pepper insides and cut into slivers. Boil garlic paste, add peppers and spices, stirring. Remove from heat, add oil, cool.

Photo Credit:  Apolonia | Freedigitalphotos.net

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