Ally's Sweet & Savory Eats: Homemade Greek Salad Dressing or Marinade

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Homemade Greek Salad Dressing or Marinade

Homemade salad dressings make me thing spring and the weather we are having right now is NOT making me think spring.  I am so over the cold, wind, snow, sleet and muddy, yucky streets and sidewalks.  And I long for the day when the kids and I can simply walk out the door without even a thought of a coat.

Anyone else with me?

So in the efforts to ignore what is going on outside, I made this dressing.  This glorious, light, fresh and tangy dressing, which can also be used as a marinade.  

All you need to make this dressing is a mason jar, or any jar with a lid.  It's that simple - dump everything in a jar, put the lid on, shake it up and you are ready to go.

I actually ate a double helping of salad last night with dinner....and for those that know me that is saying something!  I can be kinda picky about my salads.

Homemade Greek Salad Dressing or Marinade
1 c. olive oil
1 c. red wine vinegar
2 1/2 t. garlic powder
2 1/2 t. dried oregano
2 1/2 t. dried basil
2 t. pepper
2 t. salt
2 t. onion powder
2 t. grainy mustard or Dijon mustard

Combine all ingredients in a jar and shake well.  Keep in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.

You will need a large mason jar if making the full batch.  I tried a smaller one first and promptly regretted it, as the liquids were nearing the top and I was making a mess.

But the big jar?  Perfect!

We've got about half of this left, so I plan on marinating some chicken breasts for later in the week.  I just cannot get enough.  Maybe at tad obsessed.

Do you make your own dressings?  Or do you prefer store bought?


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  3. Jolene ( 22, 2013 at 9:26 PM

    I used to always make my own dressings, but lately I've been buying them.

  4. Keep it clean....idiot!