This slightly spicy, tangy and luscious dressing is to the palate what silk stockings are to the leg. Leave it to the French to excel at both! C’est magnifique!

Basic French Dressing

Basic French Dressing
Recipe type: Dressings
Serves: 1 recipe
  • 1 Cup oil
  • 1/4 Cup wine vinegar
  • 3 Tablespoons water
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon MSG (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons Hungarian paprika
  • 1 teaspoon grated onion
  • 2 ounces blue cheese (optional)
  1. Combine oil, vinegar and water and beat until blended. Add sugar, mustard, MSG, pepper, salt, Worcestershire and paprika and beat until blended. Add onion and beat well. If desired, stir in cheese.
  2. Makes 1 3/4 cups
  3. This dressing takes kindly to the addition of crumbled blue cheese if you feel the need.
Created by: Scandia, Hollywood
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