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Italian Dressing Salad Recipe with Cottage Cheese

This delicious recipe combines cottage cheese and sour cream with lemon, mustard, garlic and more. You can serve this delicious Italian salad dressing recipe over mixed baby leaves or over a more complex salad featuring Mediterranean ingredients like black olives, tomatoes, feta cheese, (or mozzarella) and whatever else you like.

Use low-fat sour cream and low-fat cottage cheese to reduce the fat content if you want; the flavor will be pretty much the same. This Italian dressing salad recipe is simple to make since you just need to blend it until it is smooth. Use one large garlic clove for this recipe, or two small ones, and swap the parsley for dill if you prefer.

Of course Italian salad dressings vary a lot, but if you usually find yourself buying or making the same one over and over, why not try this tasty cottage cheese based one instead? The ingredients are harmonious together and this certainly boasts plenty of amazing flavor. Whether you are making a refreshing salad during the warmer months or treating yourself to a tasty of Italy during the cooler ones, perhaps alongside a steak or chicken leg, serving this tasty dressing over your salad is sure to put a smile on your face.

Garlicky Italian Salad Dressing Recipe with Sour Cream
Summary: Cottage cheese blends with ingredients like lemon, mustard, garlic, green onion and herbs, to make this tangy, creamy dressing, which will bring a taste of Italy to your dinner table.
Cuisine: Italian
Recipe type: Salad Dressing
Serves: 10
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  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 cup cottage cheese
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 1 chopped garlic clove
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 3 teaspoons dried Italian seasoning mix
  • 1 chopped green onion
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
  1. Blend all the ingredients in a food processor or blender until smooth.
  2. Chill for half an hour.
(Makes About 2 Cups)

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What kind of dressing goes with virtually any kind of salad? The answer is an Italian salad dressing, preferably something homemade with love. This recipe is tangy, herby, creamy, and offers so much incredible flavor. Try it over mixed baby leaves, grilled vegetables, or your favorite combination of salad ingredients, adding some nuts for crunch perhaps, and other Italian salad ingredients like cherry tomatoes, olives and cured meats. Whether you are enjoying a salad for your lunch, side dish or for dinner, this dressing will add a fresh, wonderful flavor to it.

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Christine Szalay-Kudra

Hello and welcome to Amazing Salad Recipes. My name is Christine and I'm delighted you are visiting. I started this blog because salad is such an important dish. It can be a side dish or a whole meal, and there are so many type I love to prepare and serve to my family, helping them get all their nutrients as well as having something they can really enjoy.

I have collected lots of salad recipes all in one place, to make finding the perfect salad for the occasion as convenient and easy as possible. Making a special salad can take as few as 5 minutes or you might be using freshly grilled seafood or meat as some of the ingredients, or adding other special touches.

Whether you are looking for a chicken salad or egg salad recipe, something international or unusual, or an elegant salad for a dinner party, you will find it all here. We have salads for carnivores and vegetarians, and also plenty of sensational salad dressings for you to consider. So take a look at some of our exciting salad recipes and choose something amazing to impress your family with.

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