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French Dressing

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Serves 8

You will never use shop bought salad dressing again!

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  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1tsp dijon mustard
  • 3 tbsp groundnut oil
  • 1 crushed garlic clove
  • you will need a jar with a lid to mix


    1. Mix white wine vinegar with salt & pepper in jar. Put lid on & shake until salt has disolved
    2. Add dijon mustard & shake again
    3. Add oil & garlic & shake well
    4. Serve over salad or new potatoes or french beans

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Comments (6)

zaitken's picture

Great recipe, really easy and definitely jazzes up a boring salad.

edwa453's picture

Thanks for the great feedback. I also vary this by using lemon juice in place of white wine vinegar and wholegrain mustard instead of dijon. This version is great with fish or over new potatoes as a potato salad dressing

vanessabowden's picture

Very quick to make and really lovely. I also added some wholegrain mustard which added a nice texture.

whoopie's picture

This was delicious you will never want to buy shop bought again!

pboropixie's picture

I've just made this (using rapeseed oil rather than groundnut oil) and it is delicious. I would definitely use this rather than buy a french dressing.

wood_sam's picture

Lovely! We live in France and this is even better than the shop-bought dressing here!

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