Spaghetti Factory Pesto Salad dressing Copy Cat

Spaghetti Factory Pesto Salad Dressing Copy Cat Recipe

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Sher Bird


This is a marvelous, creamy dressing... if you are lucky enough to live where there is a Spaghetti Factory restaurant, you probably had this "house dressing". I love to make this copy at home.


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15 Min


  • 3/4 c
    canola or vegetable oil
  • 1 c
    mayonnaise (not salad dressing)- you may use "fat reduced"
  • 3/4 c
  • 3 Tbsp
    freshly grated parmesan or romano cheese
  • 2 Tbsp
    crushed, dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground white or black pepper
  • 1 clove
    fresh garlic, finely minced
  • 3 dash(es)
    hot pepper sauce

How to Make Spaghetti Factory Pesto Salad dressing Copy Cat


  1. Whisk together the oil and the mayonnaise to blend well.
  2. Add buttermilk, grated cheese, basil, salt, pepper, hot sauce, and garlic to blend thoroughly.
  3. Cover and refrigerate overnight to allow flavors to blend.
  4. Serve over your favorite tossed salad greens (I like a combo of Romaine lettuce, grated carrots, thinly sliced red cabbage, and halved cherry tomatoes). Mangia!

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Hashtags: #creamy, #pesto

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