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spaghetti factory pesto salad dressing copy cat

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
Sher Bird
Bellevue, WA

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.

★★★★★ 2
serves 4-6
prep time 15 Min

Ingredients For spaghetti factory pesto salad dressing copy cat

  • 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
    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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