Easy Salad Dressing Recipes


These are easy salad dressing recipes—just mix and shake.  A salad dressing genie makes the measuring easy but you can make them in any container; you do not have to have a genie.

Part 1: The following can be made with our shaker-type salad dressing genie.

Honey Mustard

2 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons hot Chinese mustard
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
3/4 cup rice wine vinegar
salt and pepper to taste.

Place the honey, mustard, oil, and vinegar in a container and shake or whisk.  Salt and pepper to taste.

Creamy Citrus Ginger

2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon granulated sugar
1/4 cup orange juice
1/4 cup nonfat plain yogurt
salt and pepper to taste.

Place the lemon juice, oil, garlic, ginger, sugar, orange juice, and yogurt in a container and shake or whisk.  Salt and pepper to taste.

French Vinaigrette

2 teaspoons minced parsley
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 teaspoon granulated sugar
1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
1/4 cup olive oil
salt and pepper to taste.

Place the parsley, mustard, garlic, sugar, vinegar, and olive oil in a container and shake or whisk.  Salt and pepper to taste.

Italian Herb

3 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoons dried basil
1 tablespoon ground dried oregano
1 tablespoon dried thyme
3/4 cup balsamic vinegar
salt and pepper to taste.

Place the olive oil, basil, oregano, thyme, and vinegar in a container and shake or whisk.  Salt and pepper to taste.

Creamy Caesar

1 egg yolk
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 teaspoon anchovy paste
1/4 cup nonfat plain yogurt
2 ounces of grated parmesan cheese
salt and pepper to taste.

Place the egg yolk, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, garlic, anchovy paste, yogurt, and cheese in a container and shake or whisk.  Salt and pepper to taste.

Sesame Scallion

2 tablespoons sesame oil
2 tablespoon soy sauce
1 teaspoon granulated sugar
2 diced scallions
1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
3 tablespoons apple juice
salt and pepper to taste.

Place the oil, soy sauce, sugar, scallions, vinegar, and apple juice in a container and shake or whisk.  Salt and pepper to taste.

Part 2: The following can be made with our deluxe salad dressing genie with blender.

Creamy Vinaigrette

1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
3/4 teaspoon dried basil
1/4 teaspoon dried tarragon
1/2 cup cidar vinegar
1/4 cup olive oil
1/2 cup nonfat plain yogurt
salt and pepper to taste.

Place the mustard, basil, tarragon, vinegar, olive oil, and yogurt in a container and shake or whisk.  Salt and pepper to taste.

Dijon Vinaigrette

1 clove garlic finely chopped
1 1/8 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1/2 cup olive oil
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
salt and pepper to taste.

Place the garlic, mustard, olive oil, and vinegar in a container and shake or whisk.  Salt and pepper to taste.

Sweet Basil Vinaigrette

2 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1/2 tablespoon Dijon mustard
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
2 tablespoons dried basil
1/3 cup olive oil
salt and pepper to taste.

Place the honey, lemon juice, vinegar, mustard, garlic, basil and oil in a container and shake or whisk.  Salt and pepper to taste.

Asian Vinaigrette

1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon sesame oil
2 teaspoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1/4 cup canola oil
2/3 cup rice wine vinegar

Place the pepper, sesame oil, garlic, soy sauce, brown sugar, canola oil, and vinegar in a container and shake or whisk.

Creamy Caesar II

1 egg yolk
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 teaspoon anchovy paste
1/4 cup nonfat plain yogurt
2 ounces of grated parmesan cheese
salt and pepper to taste.

Place the egg yolk, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, garlic, anchovy paste, yogurt, and cheese in a container and shake or whisk.  Salt and pepper to taste

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