Dressings & Marinades,  Gluten Free,  Salads & Side Dishes

Catalina Salad Dressing

Catalina Salad Dressing from Lemony Thyme

As I continue with my quest to share all the “Classic” Salads I can think of I’m branching out to dressings as well.  I hadn’t had Catalina Salad Dressing in years until Friday.  I had forgotten how much I love it’s sweet tangy flavor.

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Catalina Salad Dressing and the Classic Lunch Counter Style Chef Salad are meant for each other.

Catalina Salad Dressing


  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup diced onion
  • 3 Tbl. sugar
  • 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tsp. paprika
  • shot of hot sauce
  • pinch of salt & pepper
  • 1/2 cup canola or other mild oil


  • Add all ingredients through salt & pepper to a high-speed blender. Process for 1 minute.
  • With blender running, slowly pour oil through feed hole and blend for 1 minute or until emulsified.
  • Store in an air tight container for up to 3 weeks in refrigerator.

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