Garlic-Black Pepper-Parsley Dressing Recipe - Vegan Albanian Delight

Garlic-Black Pepper-Parsley Dressing

Garlic-Black Pepper-Parsley Dressing Recipe - Vegan Albanian Delight
Region / culture: Albania | Preparation time: 5 minutes | Servings: 4 | Vegan diet


Garlic-Black Pepper-Parsley Dressing
Garlic-Black Pepper-Parsley Dressing

Garlic-Black Pepper-Parsley Dressing is a versatile and flavorful dressing that can be used to enhance the taste of various dishes. This dressing is easy to make and adds a burst of flavor to salads, vegetables, and meats.


The combination of garlic, black pepper, and parsley has been used in cooking for centuries. These ingredients not only add flavor to dishes but also have various health benefits. The Garlic-Black Pepper-Parsley Dressing recipe is a modern twist on a classic flavor combination.


How to prepare

  1. Combine all the ingredients and pour the dressing over the boiled broccoli or cauliflower salad.
  2. Keep the dressing in the refrigerator and use it as a dip or marinade.


  • Add a squeeze of lemon juice for a citrusy twist.
  • Mix in some grated Parmesan cheese for a creamy dressing.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Use fresh parsley for a more vibrant flavor.

- Adjust the amount of garlic and black pepper to suit your taste preferences.

- Store the dressing in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week.

Serving Suggestions

Serve the Garlic-Black Pepper-Parsley Dressing over a mixed green salad, roasted vegetables, or grilled chicken.

Cooking Techniques

This dressing is a simple mix-and-pour recipe that requires no cooking.

Ingredient Substitutions

Fresh garlic can be used instead of garlic powder.

- Lemon juice can be used instead of vinegar.

Make Ahead Tips

This dressing can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator for up to a week.

Presentation Ideas

Drizzle the Garlic-Black Pepper-Parsley Dressing over a colorful salad for a vibrant presentation.

Pairing Recommendations

This dressing pairs well with grilled meats, roasted vegetables, and fresh salads.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store the dressing in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Reheat gently in the microwave or on the stovetop before serving.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Calories: 70 per serving


Carbohydrates: 1g per serving


Total Fat: 7g per serving


Protein: 0g per serving

Vitamins and minerals

This dressing is a good source of Vitamin C and Vitamin K.


This recipe contains olive oil, which may be an allergen for some individuals.


Garlic-Black Pepper-Parsley Dressing is a low-carb, flavorful dressing that is rich in healthy fats and vitamins.


Garlic-Black Pepper-Parsley Dressing is a flavorful and versatile dressing that can elevate the taste of any dish. With its simple ingredients and easy preparation, this dressing is a must-have in any kitchen.

How did I get this recipe?

The first time I saw this recipe, I knew it was something special. It was a warm summer day, and I was visiting my dear friend, Mrs. Johnson. She was known in our small town for her delicious salads, and I had always admired her culinary skills.

As we sat in her cozy kitchen, sipping on iced tea and catching up on life, I couldn't help but notice a small notebook sitting on her countertop. Curious, I asked her about it. With a twinkle in her eye, Mrs. Johnson reached for the notebook and opened it to a page filled with handwritten notes.

"This," she said with a smile, "is my secret recipe for Garlic-Black Pepper-Parsley Dressing. It's a family favorite, passed down from generation to generation."

Intrigued, I leaned in closer as she began to explain the ingredients and the process of making the dressing. The combination of fresh garlic, bold black pepper, and fragrant parsley sounded absolutely divine.

Mrs. Johnson graciously offered to show me how to make the dressing, and I eagerly accepted. We spent the afternoon in her kitchen, chopping, mixing, and tasting until we had perfected the recipe.

The dressing was a revelation. The sharpness of the garlic, the heat of the black pepper, and the freshness of the parsley all blended together in perfect harmony. It was unlike anything I had ever tasted before.

From that moment on, I was hooked. I made the Garlic-Black Pepper-Parsley Dressing for every family gathering, potluck, and dinner party. It became my signature dish, and I was always met with rave reviews and requests for the recipe.

Over the years, I have continued to make the dressing, tweaking the recipe here and there to suit my taste. I have shared it with friends, neighbors, and even strangers who have become friends after tasting it.

One day, while shopping at the local farmer's market, I met an elderly woman who was selling fresh parsley. As we chatted, she mentioned that she used to make a similar dressing for her family when she was a young girl.

Intrigued, I asked her to share her recipe with me. She hesitated at first, explaining that it was a family secret passed down from her grandmother. But after some gentle prodding and reassurance that I would cherish the recipe, she relented.

The old woman's recipe was slightly different from Mrs. Johnson's, with a touch of lemon juice and a hint of honey. I was delighted to try it out and was blown away by the subtle sweetness and tangy twist it added to the dressing.

As I continued to make the Garlic-Black Pepper-Parsley Dressing, I found myself incorporating elements from both recipes, creating a unique blend of flavors that truly captured the essence of my culinary journey.

Each time I make the dressing, I am transported back to that warm summer day in Mrs. Johnson's kitchen, surrounded by the love and laughter of dear friends. I am reminded of the joy of sharing a meal with loved ones and the magic that happens when food brings people together.

To this day, the Garlic-Black Pepper-Parsley Dressing remains a staple in my kitchen, a tribute to the memories and traditions that have shaped my love for cooking. And as I pass the recipe down to future generations, I know that it will continue to bring joy and connection to all who taste it.


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