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Salad Dressing Recipes

salad dressing recipes

I love to try a variety of salad dressing recipes.

Although the traditional oil and vinegar vinaigrette recipe is my all time favorite, it is amazing how easy it is to switch it up by using different vinegars, juices, oils and herbs.

One or two different ingredients can really make a difference to the taste.

Here and there I have included ideas for the foods some of these salad dressing recipes will suit best. Try them out and see what works best for you.

Basic Vinaigrette Salad Dressing Recipe

1 tablespoons vinegar (your choice of regular, wine vinegar or another favorite)
3 tablespoons oil (olive oil is preferred)
salt and pepper to taste

Dissolve the salt in the vinegar. Add the oil and pepper and whisk or shake to combine. Pour over salad just before serving.

Salad Dressing Recipes

Italian Balsamic Vinaigrette

There are 4 amazing salad dressing recipes on this page, all fantastic. Although the traditional oil and vinegar vinaigrette recipe is my all time favorite, it is amazing how easy it is to switch it up by using different vinegars, juices, oils and herbs.
Prep Time 3 mins
Total Time 3 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 359 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed and chopped
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon rosemary, crushed
  • 1 cup olive oil, extra virgin

Instructions
 

  • Combine vinegar, garlic, oregano and rosemary. Blend in olive oil slowly.

Nutrition

Calories: 359kcalCarbohydrates: 5gProtein: 1gFat: 38gSaturated Fat: 5gSodium: 6mgPotassium: 36mgFiber: 1gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 6IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 15mgIron: 1mg
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Two Vinegar Vinaigrette

2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons sherry vinegar
1 cup extra virgin olive oil
salt and pepper to taste

Combine the two vinegars with the sea salt and blend. Add the olive oil and shake together or whisk in gradually.
 

Honey Mustard Salad Dressing

2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard or stone ground mustard
1 tablespoon honey
6 tablespoons of olive oil
salt and pepper to taste

Add mustard and honey to vinegar and mix. Mix in olive oil.

Great with grilled steak or salmon.
 

Did You Know?…

These salad dressing recipes are all very healthy for us. Don’t be afraid of a little bit of oil. Good quality olive oil is extremely good for us, and the herbs and spices you add to some of the salad dressings are very nutrient dense too. Even vinegar has it’s health benefits.

Making your own salad dressings and vinaigrettes is so much better for you than buying salad dressings in a bottle. The dressing is fresh, you know the ingredients that are in it – as well as all of the preservatives that are left out of your delicious homemade salad dressing recipes.

We have so many variations on vinaigrette salad dressing recipes that they extend over several pages.

Some of the recipes on the next page are more gourmet, although there is also a delicious garlic vinaigrette there too that is great for every day.

Try them all and treat yourself to a new salad experience every day!

Find more delicious salad dressing recipes here.

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Salad Dressing Recipes


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