The Perfect Pasta Salad Dressing

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 5 mins

This vinaigrette comes from Hooters, the recipe coming from the Top Secret Restaurant Recipes cookbook. So choose your own favorite pasta salad ingredients and use this dressing for a winning combination.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Blend with a mixer on high for about a minute -- it should be creamy and thick in appearance.
  2. Refrigerate for an hour or so before using.
  3. Note: the onion powder quantity is actually a "dash".
Most Helpful

Pretty good. Nice flavor developed after about an hour and the salad was very good. I used the white part of green onions in place of the shallots.

gail.lalumiere March 18, 2009

This recipe tastes EXACTLY like Hooters' pasta salad dressing. Fantastic and so easy to make!

pamela_cujo June 18, 2007