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Classic Cobb Salad Dressing (French Vinaigrette)

This Classic Cobb Salad Dressing, also known as a French Vinaigrette, is a vital element to creating a classic Cobb salad. It's a delicious all-purpose vinaigrette that is great choice for a wide variety of salads.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Dressing, Salad
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Calories: 32kcal


  • cup red wine vinegar
  • cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • cup canola oil (or another neutral-tasting oil)
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon minced garlic


  • Add all ingredients to a wide mouth pint-sized mason jar, seal tightly, and shake it like crazy. Dressing will emulsify (thicken) when you shake it up really well.
  • Store dressing in a an airtight container in the refrigerator. Dressing will keep well for up to two weeks.


Makes approximately 1 cup of dressing.


Serving: 2tablespoons | Calories: 32kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 10mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g