Green Salad with French Dressing

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 3 hr 20 min (includes chilling time)
  • Active: 20 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
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6 cups torn romaine lettuce

4 medium tomatoes, chopped 

1 small green bell pepper, finely chopped 

1/2 medium sweet onion, such as Vidalia, finely chopped 

French Dressing:

1/2 cup apple cider vinegar

1 cup sugar 

1 tablespoon yellow mustard 

1 tablespoon grated onion 

1 tablespoon paprika 

1 teaspoon salt 

1 cup vegetable oil 


  1. For the salad: Layer the salad ingredients in a large salad bowl, beginning with the lettuce, then adding the tomatoes, bell pepper and onion.
  2. For the French dressing: Put the vinegar, sugar, mustard, onion, paprika, salt and 1/2 cup water in a blender and process until well blended. While the blender is running, slowly stream in the oil. Chill in the refrigerator for 3 hours.
  3. When ready to serve, pour some of the dressing over the salad and toss. 
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