Salads are cool, crunchy and fun to eat! Not only are they refreshing and light, but they add a welcome change to even humble meals.
Salads require a dressing to lubricate and add a variety of flavours to them. You can buy a range of salad dressings but they are expensive and contain preservatives. Why not make them at home then?
Making salad dressing from scratch is nearly as fast and easy as shaking up a bottle! These recipes taste way better than most of the packaged salad dressings. So read on and find out how you can whip up a variety of salad dressings at home!
Blender Feta Cheese Dressing: Perfect for wing dipping, salad eating, veggie munching and a lot more! In a blender, combine ½ cup mayonnaise, ½ cup sour cream, 1/3rd cup buttermilk,1/4th tsp garlic powder,1/2 tsp freshly cracked black pepper and 115gms feta cheese. Blend until smooth then add a bit of more feta cheese crumbles on top. Enjoy!
Creamy Avocado Citrus Salad Dressing: This salad dressing is so easy to make, delicious and totally healthy! In a food processor, add 1 ripe avocado, 1/4th cup apple cider vinegar, 1/4th cup honey, 3 tbsp lemon juice, 1 garlic clove, 1/4th cup coriander, 1/4th cup water. Blend these for a minute. Creamy and smooth Avocado Citrus salad dressing is ready!
Sweet Spicy Catalina Salad Dressing: One recipe which is so perfect that it makes any food taste simply amazing! In a blender/bowl, mix together 1/4th cup ketchup, 1/4th cup red wine vinegar, 1/4th cup honey, 1/3rd cup olive oil, ½ tsp onion powder, 1tsp chilli sauce and 1 tsp salt. Add a pinch of dried thyme and blend well. If you like sweet with a punch of spicy, it’s for you!
Strawberry Vinaigrette: This refreshing, fat free salad dressing can be made in just a few minutes! Make use of those fresh spring berries! In a small blender, add 2 cups strawberries, 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar, 1 tbsp red wine vinegar, 1 garlic clove and ¼ tsp mustard. Mix until smooth and enjoy the lush taste of strawberries with a twist!
Chinese Chicken Salad Dressing: Fast, fresh and figure-friendly, this recipe will surely heighten the flavour to your chicken salad! In a small bowl, whisk together 3 tbsp sesame oil, 1/4th cup seasoned rice wine vinegar, 1/4th cup vegetable oil, 2tbsp sugar, 1tsp salt and 1/4th tsp fresh black pepper.
Try out these exciting new salad dressings and make every salad (or just about any other food) yummier!