Double Nickel Dressing

Double Nickel Dressing

Anna Wilhelm 0

"Sweet Italian salad dressing with garlic and a hint of spice. This was given to me by a restaurant."


5 m servings 159 cals
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Original recipe yields 30 servings



  • Calories:
  • 159 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 14.9 g
  • 23%
  • Carbs:
  • 6.9g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 192 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In the container of a blender or food processor, combine the sugar, mustard powder, salt, red pepper flakes, black pepper, vinegar, water and garlic. Cover and blend while drizzling in the corn oil to form an emulsion.
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  1. 16 Ratings


Well, I've never eaten at the "Double Nickel" but their dressing is pretty good. I don't think I'd qualify this as a "sweet Italian" vinaigrette, but more of a "sweet mustard" vinaigrette with a...

When I mixed this up (and it was a snap in the food processor, 1 star for that!), I tasted it and thought waaaay too sweet! Since it makes a lot, I went ahead and tossed the salad with it and e...

I've actually eaten at the Double Nickel!! This dressing was great, but I did as others suggested and cut back on the amount of sugar, heaped the tablespoons of ground mustard, and used white w...

This dressing is wonderful. I marinate diced chicken in it for an hour then fry it until it carmalizes which doesn't take long. Then I serve it on a bed of lettuce with diced celery, cucumbers...

I almost didn't try this because the reviews were reserved... but I'm glad I did because I absolutely LOVED it. At the suggestion of others, I cut back slightly on the sugar, but since I'm a fa...

I scaled this down to 6 servings because I used it on pasta salad. Im nto a fan of using plain white vinegar in this I think a wine vinegar would add alot of depth. Worked fine for a spaghetti/b...

I made a version with a few changes, but it was AMAZING! If anyone lives around Northern Illinois and knows about Portillo's salads, it tastes really similar to their chopped salad dressing if ...

I cut this recipe in half and scaled the sugar to 3 tablespoons. Plenty sweet enough! Gave it a whirl in a mini food processor and used it on a simple garden salad. We liked it and will try i...

I did not care for this, it is simply too sweet. I scaled the recipe to 10 servings then further reduced the sugar from 1/3 to 1/4 cup. I wasn't too bad the first night, but after sitting in t...