Recipe by Lori Mama
This is a childhood memory from when I grew up in Germany. Over the years my Dad has added a touch to it here and there. My kids just love this dressing. It originally was tossed with Boston Bib lettuce, but you can use it on most greens.
Top Review by Andi of Longmeadow Farm
I have a rather fondness for salad dressings, and not the bottled kind either. So with this said, "Grandpa" must be the "salad-dressing-angel" because this is a wonderful dressing for greens that makes the taste burst into very tasty bites of deliciousness. I followed this exactly, and tossed on Recipe #58958, which just made me eat two helpings so I could slurp up the dressing until there was none left! Yummy! Made for Everyday is a Holiday May 2009
- 1 tablespoon white vinegar
- 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 1 teaspoon liquid maggi seasoning
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 1 -2 teaspoon sugar
- 1⁄4 teaspoon salt
- 1⁄4 teaspoon pepper
- chopped fresh dill (optional)
- chopped fresh parsley (optional)
- snipped chives (optional)
- 1 head boston lettuce
Directions See How It's Made
- In a jar with tight fitting lid, place first 7 ingredients.
- Shake until well combined.
- Wash and dry your greens.
- Tear into bite size pieces.
- Add dill, parsley and chives if using.
- Pour dressing over all and toss gently.
- Serve right away.
- Don't let it sit, or your salad will turn soggy.
- It can also be made omitting the garlic, but tastes better with it.
- Serving suggestion includes the lettuce.