Creamy Garlic Dressing

“This recipe actually came from The Italian Village Restaurant in Chicago, where we obtained it from the chef about 15 years ago. The amounts given are reduced from the original.” –Sugar Hill Inn, Franconia, New Hampshire


2 cups sour cream
2/3 cup mayonnaise
3/4 teaspoon garlic powder (or to taste)
1/8 teaspoon cider vinegar
2-1/2 tablespoons sugar
Salt and pepper to taste
Chives (optional)


Mix all ingredients together in an appropriate size bowl, stirring well. The dressing’s flavor improves with age – don’t use it for at least 3 days. Keeps for a month refrigerated in a covered plastic container.

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Makes 2-2/3 cups

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I have often thought using

I have often thought using Miracle Whip as the base would work to make it taste like it does at the Greek restaurants in Chicago.

I tried this with Miracle

I tried this with Miracle Whip and it did NOT taste right. I'd stick with Mayo.