Grandma's  French Dressing

Grandma's French Dressing


"My granny used to make this recipe all the time, she passed it on to my mom, and now it's my turn to make it!"


5 m servings 183 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 183 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 20.5 g
  • 32%
  • Carbs:
  • 0.4g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 295 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a jar with a lid, add oil, Worcestershire, garlic, salt, paprika, mustard, pepper, thyme, tarragon and vinegar. Cover and shake well. Refrigerate for 1 hour before serving.
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  1. 17 Ratings


Finally, a true French dressing. I use a quality red wine vinegar at times for a different flavor and olive oil(extra virgin)instead of vegetable oil. I wish I knew why Americans seem to insist ...

I really enjoyed this dressing on my spinach salad at lunch today. I'm a big fan of vinegar & oil type dressings, (especially if they don't have alot of sugar) and this was great. I didn't hav...

This is a very interesting and excellent dressing. The tarragon is what sets it off. My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed it. A definite keeper!

Yuck. The ingredients did not blend very well. It tasted like salty oil.

This dressing does not taste like French. It's more like a spicy oil and vinegar or Italian. Tastes fine but is not what you expect from the title.

So very good! It is not made with ketchup and it still is good.

I used this recipe as part of the ingredients in Cranberry Sauce Chicken 1 (on this site)and it was wonderful. Tarragon is the herb that really gives it a special flavor. I didn't have any whi...

I just tried this on a spinach salad and it was great! I don't like dressings with sugar, or at least very little sugar, so my husband I both say this is a keeper. Now we won't have to eat all t...

All I can say is YUM!