French dressing recipe

Genuine French Dressing

See below the 'basic' french dressing recipe to find some more interesting variations

3 tablespoons good quality olive oil

1/8 tablespoon salt

Dash of pepper

1 tablespoon wine vinegar

  • Mix all the ingredients together, and
  • Mix well with a wire whisk and serve immediately. An alternative way to mix dressing is in a jar with a sealed top - simply add all the ingredients and shake vigorously for 30 seconds


Basic French Dressing

1/2 cup oil (vegetable or olive)

1/2 cup vinegar

1 teaspoon granulated sugar

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon paprika

  • Combine ingredients in jar.
  • Cover and shake vigorously.
  • Chill to blend flavours, and shake again before serving


Basil French Dressing

Add 1 tablespoon crushed basil leaves and 1 clove chopped garlic to the Basic French Dressing.

Honey French Dressing

Add 3 tablespoons honey to the Basic French Dressing - can be served with fresh fruit salads.