Basic French Dressing
- 2/3 cup vegetable oil
- 1/3 cup vinegar
- 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon paprika
- Combine ingredients in jar. Cover; shake vigorously. Chill to blend flavors.
- Shake again before serving over sliced tomatoes, chilled cooked vegetables
or tossed salads.
Makes 1 cup.
For a tangier dressing, use 1/2 cup vinegar and 1/2 cup oil. For a milder
dressing, use 1/4 cup vinegar and 3/4 cup oil.
Basil French Dressing
Add 1 tablespoon crushed basil leaves
and 1 clove garlic, split, to 1 cup Basic French Dressing.
Honey French Dressing
Add 3 tablespoons honey to 1 cup Basic
French Dressing. Serve over canned or fresh fruit salads.