French Dressing

French Dressing

4 Reviews
From the EatingWell Kitchen

A homemade cousin of bottled French dressing.

Ingredients 16 servings

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  • ¾ cup tomato juice
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon cider or wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 1½ teaspoon chopped fresh thyme or ½ teaspoon dried
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper


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  1. Combine tomato juice, oil, vinegar, mustard, sugar, garlic, thyme, salt and pepper in a blender or food processor and process until smooth.
  • Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 4 days.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 tablespoon
  • Per serving: 20 calories; 2 g fat(0 g sat); 0 g fiber; 1 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 0 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 1 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 39 IU vitamin A; 3 mg vitamin C; 2 mg calcium; 0 mg iron; 83 mg sodium; 50 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 0
  • Exchanges: Free Food

Reviews 4

August 08, 2013
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By: EatingWell User
We've eaten this often and find it a great healthy alternative to other French Dressings with a lot of sugar. I substitute Truvia for the sugar.
December 13, 2012
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By: EatingWell User
Very tasty with a few tweaks This is a pretty good recipe. I doubled all the ingredients except for the thyme and used garlic powder instead of garlic. This makes the recipe easier for those without a food processor/blender. I also added 3/4 cup yogurt to thicken it up a bit. It's perfect for salads and makes a great marinade for chicken!
April 19, 2012
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By: EatingWell User
Delicious I doubled the garlic and added 1 teaspoon of herbs de provence and it was very tasty. Pros: quick Cons: needed modifications
June 04, 2010
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By: slumomx2
I thought this really lacked flavor and was kind of watery. I had a similar recipe years ago that used condensed tomato soup,and it was much better.
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