Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 0 mins

I have lived overseas for over 15 years and Catalina French dressing has not always been available at the local market...So, I used this yummy homemade recipe full of flavor instead!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all ingredients in blender or food processor.
  2. Blend till smooth.
  3. Pour into airtight container and refrigerate till ready to use.


Most Helpful

Love this stuff. It's much better than french dressing from a bottle. The first time I made it, I had no trouble at all, but this time, for some reason it just would NOT come together and emulsify. The only thing I did differently was use grapeseed oil instead of canola. The dressing wasn't as smooth as it should be, and when I turned off the blender the oil would slowly separate out. I added 1/4 tsp of dry ground mustard, and when I gave it another buzz, the dressing instantly turned smooth and creamy. And it tastes great. (The mustard trick is a general-purpose salad dressing hack!)

Podkayne June 04, 2008

I was disappointed in this recipe ... it came out too thick and also seemed too sweet and not tangy like I expected. It was ok, but I might try a different French dressing recipe next time. I halved the recipe so maybe that was the problem. Perhaps I calculated something wrong ...

Gingernut December 13, 2004

I am re -reviewing this as I made it with a fresh bottle of ketchup and Worchestershire. 5 stars. It is better than Catalina. Will become a regular in our house. Really much better than Catalina and about 5 minutes to throw together.

Kasha March 21, 2004

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