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French Dressing Ermitage Style

Explore the art of culinary perfection with my French Dressing Ermitage Style. Crafted from the finest ingredients, this creamy blend is a symphony of flavors. Whether drizzled over crisp salads or used as a dipping sauce, this dressing elevates every dish. Unlock the secrets of gourmet cuisine and transform your meals with this delectable creation.

Total Time
30 min
Simple & Professional Tasty Recipes

Ingredients for 2 litres Servings

  • Mayonnaise Base:
    400ml Sunflower Oil
    4 Eggs

    Dressing Base:
    80ml Chicken Broth
    80ml White Wine Vinegar
    1 large Onion, finely chopped
    10g Garlic, minced

    *Prepare the dressing base by simmering the above ingredients and then straining the mixture. Blend it into the mayonnaise base.

    Additional Ingredients:
    200ml Ketchup
    50ml Green Peppercorns with Juice
    100ml White Wine
    1 can of Sweet Pimentos
    2 large Pickles
    A handful of Cornichons
    50g Stuffed Olives

    *Blend all the additional ingredients and fold into the sauce.

    Prepare the dressing in a machine while stirring, and season with Dayong, Worcestershire Sauce, Tabasco, and Sambal Oelek to taste.

Total Time

  • Preparation Time
    15 min
  • Cooking Time
    15 min
    1. Prepare the Mayonnaise Base:
      • In a food processor or blender, combine 4 eggs and let the oil pour in slowly.
      • Blend until a thick and creamy mayonnaise forms. Set aside.
    2. Prepare the Dressing Base:
      • In a saucepan, combine 80ml of chicken broth, 80ml of white wine vinegar, finely chopped onion, and minced garlic.
      • Simmer the mixture over low heat until the onions are soft and translucent.
      • Strain the mixture to remove the solids and blend it into the prepared mayonnaise base. This forms the base of your dressing.
    3. Prepare the Additional Ingredients:
      • In a blender, combine 200ml of ketchup, 50ml of green peppercorns with juice, 100ml of white wine, sweet pimentos from a can, 2 pickled gherkins, a handful of cornichons, and 50g of stuffed olives.
      • Blend the ingredients until smooth.
    4. Combine and Season:
      • Fold the blended additional ingredients into the dressing base until well incorporated.
      • Prepare the dressing in a machine while stirring continuously.
      • Season the dressing with Dayong, Worcestershire Sauce, Tabasco, and Sambal Oelek to taste. Adjust the seasonings according to your preference.
    5. Serve and Enjoy:
      • Your French dressing is now ready to use. Store it in an airtight container or glass bottle in the refrigerator for freshness.
      • Use it to dress your favorite salads or as a dipping sauce for vegetables.
    Pro Tips
    • For a smoother texture, blend the dressing ingredients in a high-speed blender until silky and lump-free.
    • Adjust the spice levels according to your preference; for a spicier kick, add more Sambal Oelek or Tabasco.
    • Store the dressing in an airtight container or glass bottle in the refrigerator to maintain its freshness for up to two weeks.
    • Experiment with different salad greens and vegetables to discover your favorite pairing with this versatile dressing.


Nutritional Information (per serving):
Calories: Approximately 80 kcal
Please note: Nutritional values may vary based on portion size and specific ingredients used.

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