Old-Fashioned Cooked French Dressing

Notes: If making up to a week ahead, cool, cover and chill.


Makes about 1 3/4 cups

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Nutritional Information

Calories 60
Caloriesfromfat 78 %
Protein 0.1 g
Fat 5.2 g
Satfat 0.7 g
Carbohydrate 3.5 g
Fiber 0.1 g
Sodium 29 mg


1/3 cup sugar
1 teaspoon cornstarch
1/2 cup cider vingegar
1/3 cup chopped onion
1 peeled clove garlic
1/4 cup catsup
2 teaspoons Worcestershire
1/8 teaspoon cayenne
2/3 cup salad oil
1/4 teaspoon celery seed


In a 1- to 1 1/2-quart pan, mix 1/3 cup sugar and 1 teaspoon cornstarch. Stir in 1/2 cup cider vinegar. Stir over high heat until mixture boils and thickens, about 2 minutes. Pour into a blender and add 1/3 cup chopped onion, 1 peeled clove garlic, 1/4 cup catsup, 2 teaspoons Worcestershire, and 1/8 teaspoon cayenne; whirl until smooth. With blender running, gradually pour in 2/3 cup salad oil. Stir in 1/4 teaspoon celery seed. Add salt to taste. Let cool.

Nutritional analysis per tablespoon.

Renee Behnke, Sur La Table, Seattle, Washington,


March 1999
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