French Dressing

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Darina Allen's Simply Delicious Suppers

Darina Allen's Simply Delicious Suppers

By Darina Allen

Published 2001

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  • 55 ml wine vinegar
  • 175 ml olive oil or a mixture of olive and other oils, e.g. sunflower and arachide
  • 1 level teaspoon mustard (Dijon or English)
  • 1 large clove garlic
  • 1 small spring onion (scallion)
  • sprig of parsley
  • sprig of watercress, optional
  • 1 level teaspoon salt
  • few grinds of pepper


Put all the ingredients into a blender and run at medium speed for about 1 minute, or mix oil and vinegar in a bowl, add mustard, salt, freshly ground pepper and mashed garlic. Chop the parsley, spring onion and watercress finely and add in. Whisk before serving.