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French Dressing Recipe

French Dressing Recipe

Instead of turning to store-bought salad dressings that lack freshness and flavor, try this easy dressing. This simple homemade topping adds tangy flavor to an ordinary lettuce salad.—Mrs Robert Lieske, Ripon, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:24 servings


  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2/3 cup ketchup
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 small onion, quartered


  • 1. Combine all ingredients in a blender container. Cover and blend at medium-high until well mixed. Chill before serving. Store in a covered container in the refrigerator. Yield: 24 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons: 110 calories, 9g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 276mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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Reviewed Dec. 11, 2011

"Really good dressing! Next time I will use half the vinegar (a little too tangy) and we didn't add the onion. It was so nice to find a homemade dressing recipe my husband liked!"

Reviewed Apr. 5, 2010

"This recipe saved the day for me. It was excellent. Thanks so much!"

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