At first glance, the amount of garlic in this recipe may seem a little alarming, but the technique of simmering the garlic in wine tempers its bite. Toss this full-bodied dressing with romaine lettuce, add crisp croutons and enjoy a healthful alternative to Caesar salad.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 1992


Recipe Summary

40 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine garlic and wine in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, until the garlic cloves are tender, 20 to 25 minutes. Transfer the garlic and cooking liquid to a blender or food processor. Add vinegar, broth, oil and mustard; process until smooth. Season with salt and pepper.


Nutrition Facts

18 calories; protein 0.2g 1% DV; carbohydrates 1.1g; exchange other carbs; dietary fiber 0.1g; sugars 0.1g; fat 0.9g 1% DV; saturated fat 0.1g 1% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 0.4IU; vitamin c 0.9mg 2% DV; folate 0.3mcg; calcium 5.9mg 1% DV; iron 0.1mg; magnesium 1.5mg 1% DV; potassium 19.3mg 1% DV; sodium 40.7mg 2% DV; thiaminmg 1% DV.