Sweet Italian House Dressing

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Hey Jude

I found this flavorful dressing in the Chicago Sun-Times. It is similar to the dressing found on salads at Portillo's and Maggiano's restaurants.

Top Review by naisula

If you are looking for something similar to the Portillo's or Maggiano's "house" dressing (e.g. on chopped salad), this is NOT it. This was too tart and tangy to resemble the sweetness of either of those restaurants. This is more like the Absolutely Fabulous Greek/House dressing on Allrecipes, but not as good in my opinion. It's an o-kay dressing, but nothing like Portillo's or Maggiano's. I wouldn't use again.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place vinegar, garlic, sugar, oregano, salt and pepper in a blender or food processor.
  2. While the machine is running, slowly drizzle olive oil through the blender top or feed tube until dressing is combined and emulsified.
  3. Store in an airtight container in refrigerator for up to two weeks.

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