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White French Dressing

Homemade French Dressing - With egg yolk, oil, vinegar, onions, garlic, and mustard. Goes with every salad or dipped with bread.
Course Sauce & Condiments
Cuisine French
Keyword creamy white dressing, homemade french dressing, how to make salad dressing
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 16 portions (~500ml dressing)
Calories 51kcal
Author Aline Cueni


  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 onion minced
  • cup + 1tbsp (100ml) vegetable broth
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tbsp mustard
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • cup + 1tbsp (100ml) apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ cup (50ml) olive oil
  • 1 cup (200ml) sunflower oil or canola oil
  • 0.5 tsp salt
  • pepper


  • Peel and mince the garlic and onion. Cook it with the vegetable broth in a small pot for 10 minutes. The veggies should be soft and the liquid reduced to about the half. Pour it into a bowl and let it cool down for 5 minutes.
  • Blend it with the egg yolk, mustard, lemon juice, and sugar in an electric mixer/food processor until smooth.
  • Add the vinegar and oil and blend it until the color has changed from light yellow to white. Season it with salt and pepper.
  • Store your white French dressing for up to one week in your fridge.



  • Add fresh herbs to your French dressing.
  • You can use this dressing for all kind of green salads, pasta salad, rice salad. Whatever salad you like the most!


Calories: 51kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 107mg | Potassium: 14mg | Vitamin A: 30IU | Vitamin C: 0.9mg | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 0.1mg