How To Make Nonna’s Tuscan Salad Dressing


3 tablespoons mayonnaise
1/3 cup red wine vinegar
1/2 cup water
2 teaspoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 small clove garlic, minced (optional)
1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon dried basil
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper, or to taste


Place the mayonnaise, vinegar, water, lemon juice, Parmesan cheese, olive oil, garlic, oregano, basil, and black pepper into a blender. Blend for 2 minutes, then pour into a salad dressing container, and refrigerate at least 1 hour. Shake well before using.