Tangy Tomato and Red Pepper Salad Dressing

Thick, rich, and velvety, this intensely flavored salad dressing is best paired with sturdy ingredients that can stand up to its weight. Toss with a salad of chopped Belgian endive, romaine, and sweet onion, or try it with shrimp, corn, and watercress.


Makes 1 cup
Total time: 10 Minutes

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Recipe Time

Total: 10 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 36
Caloriesfromfat 89 %
Protein 0.2 g
Fat 32 g
Satfat 0.5 g
Carbohydrate 0.9 g
Fiber 0.2 g
Sodium 97 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg


1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 cup chopped roasted red peppers (rinse if jarred)
3 tablespoons tomato paste
2 tablespoons chopped red onion
1 teaspoon red wine vinegar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon sugar


Put 6 tbsp. water in a blender, add all of the ingredients, and whirl together until smooth.

Make ahead: Up to 2 weeks, chilled.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per Tbsp.