French Dressing Variations Recipe with Avocado and Blue Cheese

French Dressing Variations

French Dressing Variations Recipe with Avocado and Blue Cheese
Region / culture: France | Preparation time: 5 minutes | Cooking time: 0 minutes | Servings: 4


French Dressing Variations
French Dressing Variations

French dressing is a classic and versatile dressing that can be used on salads, sandwiches, and as a marinade for meats. In this article, we will explore different variations of French dressing that you can easily make at home.


French dressing has been around for centuries and is believed to have originated in France. It is a simple yet flavorful dressing made with a combination of oil, vinegar, and seasonings.


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How to prepare

  1. Start by adding 0.5 cup of low-calorie French dressing.
  2. Include the desired extras to achieve the desired variation.
  3. Let it mellow for several hours.


  • Avocado French Dressing: Add 2 tbsp of mashed avocado to the dressing.
  • Cheese French Dressing: Add 2 tbsp of mashed cheese to the dressing.
  • Egg French Dressing: Add 1 tbsp of hot pepper sauce to the dressing.
  • Lemon French Dressing: Add 1 tbsp of lemon juice to the dressing.
  • Soy Sauce French Dressing: Add 1 tbsp of soy sauce to the dressing.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

When making French dressing, be sure to whisk the ingredients together thoroughly to ensure that the flavors are well combined. You can also adjust the seasonings to suit your taste preferences.

Serving Suggestions

French dressing can be served on salads, as a dip for vegetables, or as a marinade for meats.

Cooking Techniques

To make French dressing, simply whisk together the ingredients until well combined.

Ingredient Substitutions

You can customize French dressing by adding different herbs, spices, or other flavorings to suit your taste preferences.

Make Ahead Tips

French dressing can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator for up to a week.

Presentation Ideas

Serve French dressing in a small pitcher or drizzle it over a salad for a beautiful presentation.

Pairing Recommendations

French dressing pairs well with a variety of salads, sandwiches, and grilled meats.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store French dressing in an airtight container in the refrigerator. It does not need to be reheated before serving.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

French dressing typically contains around 150-200 calories per serving.


French dressing typically contains around 2-3 grams of carbohydrates per serving.


French dressing is a high-fat dressing, with around 14-16 grams of fat per serving.


French dressing is a low-protein dressing, with only around 0.5 grams of protein per serving.

Vitamins and minerals

French dressing is not a significant source of vitamins and minerals.


French dressing may contain allergens such as soy and dairy, depending on the variation.


French dressing is a flavorful dressing that is high in fat and calories, but low in carbohydrates and protein.


French dressing is a classic and versatile dressing that can be easily customized to suit your taste preferences. Try out different variations to find your favorite!

How did I get this recipe?

The moment I found this recipe is one that will always be special to me. It was many years ago, during a trip to France with your grandfather. We had decided to take a cooking class in a small village in the countryside, and the instructor, a charming old lady named Madame Fleur, taught us how to make the most delicious French dressing variations I had ever tasted.

Madame Fleur was a master in the kitchen, and she had a way of making even the simplest ingredients sing. As she showed us how to combine olive oil, vinegar, mustard, and a few other secret ingredients, I watched in awe as she effortlessly created a dressing that was both tangy and sweet, with just the right amount of spice.

I knew in that moment that I had to learn how to make this dressing for myself, so I asked Madame Fleur if she would be willing to share her recipe with me. She smiled and nodded, and over the next few hours, she patiently guided me through the process, explaining each step in detail and answering all of my questions.

After our class was over, I left with a handwritten copy of Madame Fleur's recipe, along with a newfound passion for French cooking. I couldn't wait to get back home and try my hand at making the dressing on my own.

Over the years, I have experimented with Madame Fleur's recipe, adding my own twists and variations to create something truly unique. I have tried different types of vinegar, played around with the ratios of oil to mustard, and even added in some fresh herbs and spices to give the dressing an extra kick.

One of my favorite variations is a honey mustard French dressing that I created for your grandfather's birthday. It combines the classic flavors of French dressing with a touch of sweetness from the honey, and it was an instant hit with our family and friends.

Another variation that I love is a citrus French dressing that I came up with during a trip to Florida. I added in some fresh orange and lemon juice to give the dressing a bright, summery flavor that pairs perfectly with a crisp salad or grilled chicken.

But no matter how many variations I come up with, Madame Fleur's original recipe will always hold a special place in my heart. It was the starting point for my culinary journey, and it taught me that with a little bit of creativity and a lot of love, you can turn even the simplest dish into something truly extraordinary.

So the next time you see me in the kitchen, whisking together a batch of French dressing variations, know that I am not just following a recipe - I am continuing a tradition that was passed down to me by a wise old French lady who believed that food should always be made with passion and joy. And I hope that one day, you will carry on this tradition in your own kitchen, creating delicious dressings that bring smiles to the faces of your loved ones, just like I have done for so many years.


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