Authentic French Salad Dressing Recipe

A classic oil and vinegar dressing.

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Corn salad is traditionally served with a crushed hard-boiled egg and/or diced red beets with a simple oil and vinegar dressing. You can also enjoy it with a few walnuts and a dressing made of raspberry vinegar and oil.

Yield: 1 cup


  • 1/4 cup wine vinegar
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • Dash of pepper
  • Salt, to taste
  • Minced shallots and garlic, to taste (optional)


In a bottle, mix all ingredients and shake until blended. Refrigerate unused dressing for up to 1 week.

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