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Salad dressing- recipes

Salad Dressings

Need a way to spice up your salad greens? Try one of these salad dressings that we have collected over

the years!



Classic Vinaigrette Salad Dressing: Whisk 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar, 2 teaspoons dijon mustard,

1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, and pepper to taste. Gradually whisk in 1/3 to 1/2 cup olive oil.



Tangy Green Goddess Dressing

From EatingWell:  April/May 2006

Makes: 1 3/4 cups | Active Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 10 minutes


•           1 avocado, peeled and pitted

•           1 1/2 cups fat-free buttermilk

•           1/4 cup fresh chopped herbs, (such as tarragon, sorrel, mint, parsley and/or cilantro)

•           2 tablespoons rice vinegar

•           1/2 teaspoon salt



1.          Place avocado, buttermilk, herbs, vinegar and salt in a blender and puree until smooth.



Soy-Ginger Dressing

Whisk together Soy-Ginger Dressing for your favorite salad greens, or use the dressing as a dipping

sauce for your favorite cabbage rolls. With only 5 ingredients, Soy-Ginger Dressing is as versatile as it is


Yield: 1/2 cup (serving size: 2 tbsp.)          Prep time: 5 Minutes



•           1/3 cup soy sauce

•           3 tablespoons fresh lime juice

•           2 tablespoons rice vinegar

•           1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger

•           2 tablespoons vegetable oil



In a small bowl, whisk together soy sauce, lime juice, vinegar and ginger. Slowly drizzle in oil in a steady

stream, whisking constantly. Cover and refrigerate. Whisk or shake well just before using.



Low-Fat Creamy Italian Salad Dressing

From  http://www.recipezaar.com



•           1 cup low-fat sour cream

•           2 teaspoons red wine vinegar or white wine vinegar

•           2 teaspoons dry white wine

•           2 garlic cloves

•           3 teaspoons Italian seasoning

•           1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

•           1 teaspoon honey

•           1 teaspoon grated parmesan cheese

•           1 teaspoon olive oil

•           1/2 teaspoon black pepper



1.          In a blender or food processor, process all ingredients except sour cream until completely mixed.

2.         Add sour cream and process just until mixed.



Homemade French Salad Dressing

A smooth, slightly spicy sweet red salad dressing

Yield: about 1 1/2 cups of dressing



1/2 small onion (about 2 tablespoons)

1 clove garlic

1 teaspoon salt

1/4 cup sugar

1/4 cup vinegar

3/4 cup oil

1/2 cup ketchup

1/2 cup tomato pasta sauce 1/4 cup lemon juice

1 teaspoon paprika

Pinch cayenne pepper



1. Place all ingredients in blender and blend on high until smooth. Serve over fresh salad greens.



Ina Garten’s Green Salad Vinaigrette



•           1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

•           1 teaspoon minced fresh garlic

•           3 tablespoons champagne vinegar

•           Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

•           1/2 cup good olive oil

•           Salad greens or mesclun mix for 6 to 8 people



In a small bowl, whisk together the mustard, garlic, vinegar, 1 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper.

While whisking, slowly add the olive oil until the vinaigrette is emulsified.

Place the salad greens in a medium bowl and add enough dressing to moisten. Sprinkle with a little extra

salt and pepper, if desired, and serve immediately.



Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette     

Submitted By: CATHYRAE to allrecipes.com

Prep Time: 15 Minutes       Ready In: 15 Minutes

Servings: 12



1/2 cup balsamic vinegar

1 small onion, chopped

1 tablespoon soy sauce

3 tablespoons honey  1 tablespoon white sugar

2 cloves garlic, minced

1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

2/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil



1.          Place the vinegar, onion, soy sauce, honey, sugar, garlic, and red pepper flakes into a blender.

Puree on high, gradually adding the olive oil. Continue pureeing 2 minutes, or until thick.



Absolutely Fabulous Greek/House Dressing          

Submitted By: DANIELLE M. to allrecipes.com

Prep Time: 10 Minutes       Ready In: 10 Minutes

Servings: 15

&quot;This is the &#39;secret&#39; Greek dressing recipe from the pizzeria that I work at. It can be used for picnics and

travels very well, since it doesn&#39;t need to be refrigerated. This is the best dressing I have ever tasted,

people offer to buy it constantly, but if we sold it we wouldn&#39;t be able to make enough to use in the




3/4 cup olive oil

2 teaspoons garlic powder

2 teaspoons dried oregano

2 teaspoons dried basil

1-1/2 teaspoons pepper        

1-1/2 teaspoons salt

1-1/2 teaspoons onion powder

1-1/2 teaspoons Dijon-style mustard

1 cup red wine vinegar



1.          In a container, mix together the olive oil, garlic powder, oregano, basil, pepper, salt, onion

powder, and Dijon-style mustard. Pour in the vinegar, and mix vigorously until well blended. Store

tightly covered at room temperature.



Fresh Tarragon Salad Dressing



½ cup Italian parsley leaves, finely minced

3 tablespoon fresh tarragon leaves, finely minced

1 teaspoon fresh rosemary, finely chopped

3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

1 tablespoon red wine vinegar

3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

1 garlic clove, crushed or grated

2 tablespoons Dijon mustard

½ teaspoon kosher salt

½ teaspoon black pepper, fresh ground



Shake all of the ingredients together in a jar with a tight fitting lid. If you do not have a jar then first

whisk together all ingredients, adding the fresh herbs at the very end.

Toss the greens &amp; the dressing in a large bowl, serve the salad on separate dish.

Makes enough to dress 4 side salads.



Zesty Fat Free Dressing



1/2 cup fat-free plain yogurt

1/4 cup chili sauce

1 teaspoon steak sauce

1 teaspoon prepared horseradish

1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

1/8 teaspoon garlic powder



In a small bowl, whisk all ingredients. Chill for at least 30 minutes before serving.



Smoked Paprika Vinaigrette    

Submitted By: DC Girly Girl to allrecipes.com



1/2 cup red wine vinegar

1/3 cup honey

1 tablespoon stone-ground mustard

1 tablespoon lime juice

3/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

3/4 teaspoon salt

1 1/4 teaspoons smoked paprika

1 clove garlic

2 tablespoons chopped onion

1/4 teaspoon oregano

1 pinch white sugar (optional)

1/2 cup olive oil



Blend the red wine vinegar, honey, mustard, lime juice, pepper, salt, paprika, garlic, onion, oregano, and

sugar together in a blender until thoroughly mixed. Drizzle the olive oil into the mixture while blending

on low. Chill at least 1 hour before serving.



Parmesan Vinaigrette      From The EatingWell Healthy in a Hurry Cookbook (2006)

Makes: 4 servings | Active Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 10 minutes



• 1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese

• 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

• 2 tablespoons white-wine vinegar

• 1/2 teaspoon finely chopped garlic

• 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard

• Salt &amp; freshly ground pepper, to taste

• 8 cups mixed salad greens



1.          Whisk together Parmesan, oil, vinegar, garlic and mustard. Season with salt and freshly ground

pepper. Toss with salad greens.



Orange-Walnut Vinaigrette                 From EatingWell: March/April 2011



•           1/3 cup walnut oil

•           1/3 cup orange juice

•           1 tablespoon red-wine vinegar

•           1 clove garlic, minced

•           1 teaspoon freshly grated orange zest

•           1 teaspoon reduced-sodium soy sauce

•           1/4 teaspoon salt

•           1/4 teaspoon freshly round pepper



Place oil, orange juice, vinegar, garlic, orange zest, soy sauce, salt and pepper in a bowl or a jar with a

tight-fitting lid; whisk or shake until well combined. Try with a salad of bitter greens.



Healthy Dijon-Yogurt Dressing                                   

from thespicejournal.blogspot.com



1 cup 2% Greek yogurt

3-4 tbsp grainy or smooth dijon mustard (adjust to taste)

1 pinch very finely chopped garlic

1/4 teaspoon cayenne

juice of one lemon

salt and pepper



Combine all and whisk together by hand.

Add water or skim milk as needed to thin consistency.

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