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Homemade French Dressing

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.
  • Makes
    24 servings


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


  • 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.

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  • mamamerg
    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!

  • tinklmom
    Apr 5, 2010

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