Mitch Miller's Salad Dressing
  • 2 hard-boiled eggs, peeled
  • 1 teaspoon table salt
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard'
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon dried basil
  • ¾ cup salad oil
  • ¼ cup white wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 medium red onion, sliced thinly into rings
  • 1 small head iceberg lettuce, torn or cut into chunks (or your favorite lettuce)
  1. Chop up the eggs, and with a fork, make a paste of the eggs with the salt, dry mustard, pepper, and basil. Spoon into mixture into a mason or other container.
  2. To the jar add the salad oil, vinegar, lemon juice, and onion rings, saving some for garnish. Shake well, then refrigerate to blend flavors.
  3. Just before serving, place lettuce in a salad bowl. Shake the dressing well and pour desired amount over the lettuce and toss well. Garnish the top of salad with reserved onion rings and serve immediately.
Recipe by The Culinary Cellar at