Grandma's Salad Dressing

Grandma's Salad Dressing


"This dressing recipe has been in our family for 4 generations. We keep passing it on since its so good, and pass it on to our guests who want it as well."


10 m servings 103 cals
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Original recipe yields 28 servings



  • Calories:
  • 103 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 7.9 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 8.7g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 94 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Prepare dressing in a large jar with a tight fitting lid. Add the oil, vinegar, sugar, ketchup, salt, Worcestershire sauce and onion. Shake until the sugar is dissolved. Refrigerate and shake well before using.
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  1. 100 Ratings


WOW with a few changes this recipie was the best I have ever tasted!!! so fresh and creamy delish! First of all I put used 1/2 cup of sugar not a whole cup, and I used olive oil instead of vegg...

GREAT salad dressing. My new favorite. Catalina dressing with a zip. I only used 1/2 of a medium onion and it was perfect.

Absolutely Delicious! I did change the method of preparation, and added about 1/2 tsp. garlic powder. I put all of the ingredients except the oil into a blender. Pulsed several times to incor...

Great Tangy Taste!

It does taste like my grandma's dressing, but I didn't really like it all that much when Grandma made it either. It's very sweet and the ketchup is rather strong. It reminds me a lot of those ...

I used 1/2 a large onion, 1/2 the amount of sugar and added 1 clove of garlic and a tbsp of molasses, which cut the onion flavour a bit and kept the colour rich. I took Gordon's advice and blend...

WOW!! What can I say. This dressing was wonderful. Very light and refreshing. Its alot like a Catalina. I had my hubby try it before I told him there was ketchup in it. He loved it. The ketchup ...

The onion is wonderful if you mince, puree or blend it with the other ingredients. I agree that it does not need that much sugar or oil to taste good and sweet. Too grainy with all that sugar! Y...

I made mine without the onion, came out just fine. It tastes like a refines French dressing. Truly excellent.