Makeover Creamy French Dressing Recipe
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Makeover Creamy French Dressing Recipe

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After removing 36% of the fat from her submission and cutting back on its sugar, we couldn’t wait to send Monika Rahn's the recipe for Makeover Creamy French Dressing. “I am so pleased with the results,” replied the Dillsburg, Pennsylvania cook. “We all like the new version.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 16 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup canola oil

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons equals 90 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 170 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1/2 starch.

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan, combine the cornstarch and water. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened.
  2. In a blender or food processor, combine the lemon juice, ketchup, sugar, onion, Worcestershire sauce, salt, mustard, onion powder and garlic powder; cover and process until smooth. While processing, gradually add oil in a steady stream. Process until thickened. Transfer to a bowl; stir in cornstarch mixture. Cover and store in the refrigerator. Yield: 2 cups.
Originally published as Makeover Creamy French Dressing in Light & Tasty February/March 2006, p11

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons equals 90 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 170 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1/2 starch.

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Reviewed Jan. 18, 2013

"This is a great recipe! I blended all of the ingredients together before adding in the cornstarch and water mixture - but I don't even know that you need that mixture! It was actually pretty thick on it's own, next time I may leave that out. I also substituted a 1/2 teaspoon of onion powder instead of the chopped onion since that's all I had. The end result was good, but seemed like it was missing a little something. I ended up adding in a teaspoon of paprika and it was perfection! A great french dressing I can make at home, love it!"

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