The House Dressing

5 mins (prep 5)
9 ingredients
1 cup.
There was always a big section of vinegars and oils and mustards and honeys at the salad bar and we could mix up countless varieties every day. The challenge was always the same: Find a recipe that beat yesterday’s recipe and that you would want to eat forever.

Categories:  salad , quick-and-easy , quick , healthy , vegetarian ,
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  • 1/2 cup canola oil, or other very neutral oil. olive oil is a no-no.
  • 1/4 cup tarragon vinegar (no substitutions people. it's in your vinegar section. find it!)
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper, freshly ground is best
  • 1/2 teaspoon tabasco, i substituted cholula and received no complaints


Serving Size (190.98 g)
Servings 1
Amount per Serving
Calories 1289.55 Calories from Fat 1065.78
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 118.42g 182.19%
Saturated Fat 8.75g 43.73%
Trans Fat 0.47g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 2341.19mg 97.55%
Total Carbohydrate 62.54g 20.85%
Dietary Fiber 1.31 g 5.22%
Sugars 59.03 g %
Protein 0.54g 1.09%
Vitamin A 38.54IU% Vitamin C 1.14mg%
Calcium 15.38mg% Iron 0.78mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
tarragon vinegar