The Perfect Pasta Salad Dressing

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 5 mins

This vinaigrette comes from Hooters, the recipe coming from the Top Secret Restaurant Recipes cookbook. So choose your own favorite pasta salad ingredients and use this dressing for a winning combination.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Blend with a mixer on high for about a minute -- it should be creamy and thick in appearance.
  2. Refrigerate for an hour or so before using.
  3. Note: the onion powder quantity is actually a "dash".
Most Helpful

4 5

Pretty good. Nice flavor developed after about an hour and the salad was very good. I used the white part of green onions in place of the shallots.

5 5

This recipe tastes EXACTLY like Hooters' pasta salad dressing. Fantastic and so easy to make!

4 5