Gino's Salad Dressing

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Phat and Sassy

Gino's Italian Restaurant in Des Moines, Iowa is known for their fabulous house salad dressing (a creamy Parmesan cheese dressing). This recipe is very close to their great recipe. I know you will be tempted to leave out the achovy paste, but DO NOT. It is what makes this salad dressing so special. Achovy paste is found in most grocery stores and is not expensive. This recipe makes a large batch, so I often make just half of it.

Top Review by lorilab

Thank you so much for posting this, I am originally from Des Moines and love this dressing! I always buy it when I am home and of course cannot find it in Phoenix. I made your version and it is so close to the real thing. You are right the anchovies are the key ingredient. Thanks again!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix all together in a large bowl and beat with a hand mixer for 10 minutes. Chill in refrigerator until ready to eat.

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