French Dressing I Recipe -
French Dressing I Recipe
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French Dressing I

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"This is a super easy recipe that includes no tomato."

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Original recipe makes 1 cup Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins

    15 mins


  1. In a large bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, milk, vinegar, sugar, paprika, mustard and salt. Cover and refrigerate until chilled.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jun 11, 2003

This dressing is FANTASTIC!! This is exactly what I expect a French dressing to be; smooth, creamy and ORANGE, slightly sweet, slightly tangy, and just a tiny bit spicy. For years I have searched for a recipe for true French dressing that I could make fresh at home, and finding this one makes me so happy. I have made this recipe both with homemade mayo and with Hellmman’s and find them equally good (Hellmman’s also makes a good bottled French dressing; It is also a creamy orange dressing with no tomatoes or catsup, as are most of the other major brands of French).

Most Helpful Critical Review
Mar 24, 2003

This is awful. It tastes like mayonaise and I let it chill for 24 hours. The smell was horrible. I do not recommend this one.


12 Ratings

Mar 08, 2004

wonderful i added lime juice to make it runnier and used hellman light i think it depends on your mayo if it is good one serving for me would be enough for 5 serings

Feb 16, 2004

A nice change from garlicky italian type dressings.

Feb 14, 2003

Taste more like thousand island to me, but still tasty. I added some garlic pepper, lemon juice, and garlic salt to add a little more flavor to it. Overall, not a bad recipe at all. It would depend on individual taste with this one.

Jun 29, 2010

This is pretty bland, extremely thick, and tastes a bit too sweet for me. It does NOT work well to make this with fat free mayo, for sure. I'm giving it 3 stars as a possible foundation for a dressing recipe, but as is, the recipe just does not make a very good dressing.

Feb 18, 2009

*WONDERFUL* recipe...delicious and so easy, I was able to use up all the odd leftovers in my kitchen to make it. Definitely will save this recipe and make again.

Dec 21, 2006

Great Dressing! A keeper.


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  • Calories
  • 341 kcal
  • 17%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 6.9 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 17 mg
  • 6%
  • Fat
  • 35.2 g
  • 54%
  • Fiber
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 0.7 g
  • 1%
  • Sodium
  • 368 mg
  • 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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