Sweet And Spicy French Dressing

From greens to taco salad? Yes…

French dressing is sort of a salad dressing secret weapon. It’s of course a delicious greens topper for those that love sweet and tangy dressings. But French dressing (Catalina dressing too) also make a yummy sauce base for taco salads. Yes, it’s true – see a real delicious taco salad recipe right here featuring French dressing.

This spicy version of the salad dressing standard uses both mild paprika and fiery cayenne pepper. Want just a mild simmer? Remove the cayenne pepper completely. Or, of course, feel free to add more if you prefer things even spicier.

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Sweet And Spicy French Dressing

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Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
  • Taste and add additional cayenne pepper to overall heat preference (stirring to fully combine prior to taste testing).

Notes

For a milder French dressing (with just a little simmering heat), remove the cayenne pepper from the recipe completely.

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UPDATE NOTICE: This post was updated on January 20, 2021 to include new content. It was originally published on March 31, 2018.

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