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Cooked Salad Dressing Recipe

Cooked Salad Dressing Recipe

This was my mother's recipe used for potato salad, green salads and even pasta salad. For some tasty variations, you may add up to 2 teaspoons of Dijon mustard, honey or garlic to the basic recipe.—Doreen Martin, Kitimat, British Columbia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:10 servings


  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/3 cup white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • Torn mixed salad greens


  • 1. In a small saucepan, combine the sugar, flour, mustard and salt. Stir in egg until smooth. Gradually add vinegar and water. Cook and stir over medium heat for 3 minutes or until mixture reaches at least 160° and coats the back of a metal spoon.
  • 2. Remove from the heat; stir in butter. Let stand for 5 minutes. Stir in mayonnaise until smooth. Cover and refrigerate until chilled. Serve with salad greens. Yield: 1-1/4 cups.

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons: 113 calories, 10g fat (2g saturated fat), 26mg cholesterol, 188mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

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