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Classic French Dressing

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  Salad oil 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vinegar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Dry mustard 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Paprika 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon

Mix the dry ingredients in a bowl.
Add salad oil and blend well.
Add vinegar and beat until thickened slightly.
French dressing may be made in quantity and kept covered in the refrigerator.
It should be well shaken before using.
Part or all of the vinegar may be tarragon or one of the spiced vinegars, or part lemon juice may be used.
A clove of garlic, peeled, may be mixed with the dressing when it is made and then removed.
Chopped hard-cooked egg, minced celery, and green pepper may be added to the French dressing.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 502 Calories from Fat 495

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 56 g86.2%

Saturated Fat 2.6 g13%

Trans Fat 1 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 485.1 mg20.2%

Total Carbohydrates 1 g0.3%

Dietary Fiber 0.24 g0.97%

Sugars 0.7 g

Protein 0.13 g0.26%

Vitamin A 6.6% Vitamin C 0.75%

Calcium 0.3% Iron 0.95%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Classic French Dressing Recipe