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French Salad Dressing

French Salad Dressing is a popular topper for lettuce. Says field editor Jane Barta of St. Thomas, North Dakota, "We used this dressing at a drive-in and sold a lot of salads."
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    about 3-1/3 cups


  • 1-1/2 cups vegetable oil
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup vinegar
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • In a blender or food processor, blend all ingredients until smooth. Store in the refrigerator.
Nutrition Facts
2 tablespoons: 144 calories, 13g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 155mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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  • Dina61
    Jul 20, 2016

    First time I made this and it was so easy. Great flavor and the recipe make a nice portion. Will definitely be adding this recipe to my collection!!!

  • bwilkin
    Sep 12, 2015

    Wonderful flavor and very easy to make. Definitely a keeper. Thank you for sharing your recipe.

  • Catering
    Aug 22, 2011

    I've already written a review on this recipe but at the time I tried it, there was no ability to rate it. So I stand by my review - absolutely delicious - great recipe!

  • Catering
    Jul 12, 2009

    This dressing is absolutely delicious. I make my own salad dressings and have tried many recipes but this recipe is by far the best one I've ever tasted for French Salad Dressing. Easy to make - delicious!