Vidalia Onion and Peppercorn Dressing

Ingredients:

1/2 large Vidalia or sweet onion

1/4 cup vegetable oil

6 tablespoons white vinegar

7 tablespoons granulated sugar

1 1/2 teaspoons ground dry mustard

1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

1/2 teaspoon celery seed

1/2 teaspoon ground peppercorns, to taste

Directions:

Slice 1/2 inch off both ends of onion. Pierce onion skin in several places with a sharp knife. Place onion in microwave-proof bowl. Add a bit of water. Microwave 3 to 4 minutes until soft. Set aside to cool. When cooled, peel and place in food processor. Puree until smooth. Add remaining ingredients and process until combined and smooth.