A homemade gourmet salad dressing with only five ingredients?

Consider it done.

Prepared green salsa (salsa verde) kicks up the flavor of this delicious vinaigrette, which is perfect for a backyard barbecue or summer party.

Prep time is only 5 minutes, which means you can relax and enjoy your get-together, without sacrificing flavor.

All of the ingredients should be readily available at your local natural and organic food store.

Salsa Verde Vinaigrette

Makes 1 cup

1¼ cups salsa verde
1/4 cup olive oil
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
Mixed salad greens
Other fresh vegetables of your choice (cucumber, tomato, green onion, etc.)

Beat salsa, oil, vinegar and black pepper with fork, or whisk in medium bowl. Pour over salad greens, tossing lightly until coated.

Recipe and photo courtesy of Pace Foods