Amish Cooked Salad Dressing

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by PanNan

This is from The Amish Cook Recollections and Recipes from an Old Order Amish Family by Elizabeth Coblentz with Kevin Williams. It's posted in response to a recipe request. The Amish community this recipe represents is in Indiana, the Midwestern part of the U.S.

Top Review by lpcg330

I've been using the same recipe passed on from my grandmother who was born and raised Amish. This is the BEST potatoe or macaroni salad dressing ever.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a small bowl, beat the egg with 1 tbsp of the water;set aside.
  2. In a saucepan, whisk together the flour, mustard, and sugar, then whisk in the remaining 1 cup water, vinegar, oil and lemon juice; heat over medium heat for 1 minute, whisking continuously (the dressing will be thick).
  3. Add the egg mixture to the flour mixture and continue to cook for about 1 minute, stirring until the dressing has a mashed potato consistency and is off-white in color.
  4. Remove from heat, cover, and cool completely.
  5. Store in a covered jar in the refrigerator (will keep for several weeks).

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