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Homemade Oil-Free French Dressing

This homemade oil-free french dressing is just as tasty as full-fat store-bought, but it's made with simple, healthy ingredients.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 8


  • 3/4 cup water
  • 2 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. tomato paste
  • 4 medjool dates pitted
  • 1/2 Tbsp. chopped celery
  • 1/2 tsp. onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp. paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. chia seeds
  • 1/4 tsp. fine sea salt
  • 1/8 tsp. granulated garlic or garlic powder


  • Add ingredients to a high-speed blender in the order they are listed.
  • Begin blending on lowest setting and increase speed to highest setting.
  • Blend on high for approximately 30 seconds.
  • Scrape sides with a spatula and blend again for another 20 seconds or until dressing is smooth.
  • Chill in refrigerator before use. Store in a sealed container for up to one week.


Recipe makes approximately 1 cup of dressing.