Salad Dressing Recipes - Vinaigrette Recipes
Amaretto Spinach Salad Recipe
Amaretto liqueur lends almond flavor to a red wine bacon vinaigrette dressing for fresh or wilted spinach salad. It is quite easy to make and is packed with flavor.
Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe
Balsamic vinegar is the base for this classic and flavorful oil and vinegar salad dressing. Forget about the store-bought version. You can whisk this together in a matter of minutes, and it is far better.
Beer Dressing Recipe
Red potatoes and onions form the base of this simple potato salad with a flavorful dressing made with beer and mustard. The potato salad may be served warm or at room temperature.
Blue Cheese Buttermilk Creamy Dressing Recipe
This recipe is similar to one used at California's North Woods Inn restaurant chain. Try this quick and easy recipe and you'll never go back to bottled bleu cheese dressing.
Blueberry Mayonnaise Recipe
This is an unusual mayonnaise flavored with blueberry vinegar. Great in coleslaw and on burgers.
Caesar Salad Recipe
Classic caesar salad uses romaine, arugula, anchovies, egg and Parmesan cheese. The original Caesar salad was created by Caesar Cardini in Tijuana, Mexico and became popular with the Hollywood motion picture crowd.
Champagne Vinaigrette Salad Dressing Recipe
It's so easy to make a quick champagne vinaigrette salad dressing to make your salads special. It's a great way to use up leftover champagne. Use a blender and it's done in a matter of seconds. Try adding some of your favorite fresh herbs.
Chervil Dressing Recipe
A simple chervil dressing makes the perfect topper for tender asparagus salad. This is very simple to make, yet quite elegant.
Citrus Vinaigrette Recipe
The balsamic citrus vinaigrette with mushrooms and peppers makes a great topper for tuna with tarragon and cilantro.
Citrus-Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe
Salmon is baked in a vinaigrette of balsamic vinegar, orange juice, Dijon mustard, and herbs. This is incredibly easy and fast to make. It is also low calorie and low carb.
Cranberry Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe
Use canned or cooked turkey and cranberry sauce for a salad with a Thanksgiving flair. Raisins add additional sweetness to offset the balsamic vinegar while water chestnuts and toasted pecans add crunch. Try substituting chicken, if you wish. Both the salad and vinaigrette may be made in advance.
Creamy Curried Dressing Recipe
Chutney, curry powder, and yogurt form the basis of this easy salad dressing.
Flaming Brandy Bacon Dressing
This unusual spinach salad with bacon and hard-boiled eggs is served with a flaming brandy dressing. Be sure to read the flambe tips before beginning.
Gaucho Dip Recipe
A popular Denver inn restaurant shares this herbal dip recipe served with bread. It may also be used as a salad dressing for pasta salad.
Ginger Dressing Recipe
Developed by a famous New York City executive chef, these tasty chicken nuggets are served with a ginger dressing. Great as an appetizer or main dish. Plan at least 1 hour ahead for marinade and resting time.
Green Garlic Vinaigrette
Fresh anchovies roasted with garlic and thyme are served with an anchovy salad tossed with garlic vinaigrette.
Green Goddess Salad Dressing Recipe
Garlic, sweet onion, avocado, and anchovy paste flavor this savory salad dressing made famous by a San Francisco restaurant.
Grilled Hamburger Salad Recipe
The traditional hamburger and its fixings is transformed into an Asian grilled salad with a fish sauce dressing.
Herb Dressing Recipe
Tarragon, chervil, parsley, and watercress flavor a creamy dressing based on sour cream and mayonnaise. Use as a topping for stuffed eggs or salad greens.
Herb or Spice Infused Oil Recipe
Use your favorite herbs or spices to flavor oils for salad dressings, cooking, or as a table condiment. Plan ahead to let oil steep for 2 weeks.
Honey Mustard Dressing Recipe
Jicama, sunchokes, red kidney beans, watercress, mustard greens, onion, and sweet bell peppers make a fabulous salad with homemade honey mustard dressing.
Honey-Lime Dressing Recipe
A light lime and honey dressing gives just enough zing to the delicate flavor of sea scallops served on a bed of mixed greens.
Hot Pepper Vinegar Dressing Recipe
Eggs, vegetables, and spicy vinegar make a tasty dressing for salads, avocados, fish or chicken.
Lamonaco Caesar Salad Recipe
Classic caesar salad uses romaine, anchovies, Dijon mustard, lemon juice, red wine vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, egg, and Parmesan cheese.
Lemon French Dressing
Lentils are cooked with onion, garlic, carrots, and celery. The lentils are then cooled and tossed with a lemon French dressing. May be served with hot or cold roast meats or ham. Plan ahead to refrigerate for 2 hours before serving to allow flavors to blend.
Lime Cilantro Vinaigrette Recipe
Even those who do not like cilantro will enjoy this slightly sweet lime cilantro vinaigrette. It goes together quickly in a blender. If you do not have white wine vinegar, substitute plain white vinegar.
Mandarin Orange Vinaigrette Recipe
This simple vinaigrette recipe gets an additional tang of flavor from mandarin orange juice. The dressing may be served warm or cold and is especially good over spinach salad.
Maple Thyme Dressing Recipe
The delightfully different dressing is made with maple syrup, vinegar, and fresh thyme.
Find out how easy it is to make your own mayonnaise at home. They are great for use as salad dressings.
Mustard Poppyseed Dressing
A poppy seed dressing tops romaine lettuce, almonds and Mandarin oranges for a light salad. Fast, easy, and healthy.
Nasturtium Vinaigrette Recipe
Nasturtium flowers give a colorful touch and slight pepper flavor to grilled salmon. The vinaigrette is made with balsamic vinegar, but you may substitute red wine vinegar, if you wish. Be sure the nasturtium flowers have been grown without the use of pesticides.
Lobster is served with a nutmeg vinaigrette, accompanied by chestnut puree with sour cream and maple syrup. The recipe will serve a crowd of 20.
Orange Dressing Recipe
Simple but tasty salad dressing is made with orange juice and balsamic vinegar.
Orange Soy Dressing
Chinese egg noodles, bean sprouts, carrots, daikon, green onions, and sesame seeds are tossed with a soy and sesame dressing.
Orange-Rosemary Vinaigrette Recipe
The flavor of rosemary pairs beautifully with orange juice in this easy vinaigrette salad dressing. Recipe may be easily doubled.
Papaya Seed Dressing Recipe
Papaya seed dressing is not only good for green or fruit salads, but serves as a marinade for poultry and pork.
Pomegranate Port Vinaigrette Recipe
Delicious vinaigrette uses pomegranate juice, vegetables, and port wine. A sweet red wine may be substituted for the port, if need be. If the use of a raw egg yolk concerns you, irradiated eggs are now available in most markets.
Raspberry Cream Fruit Salad Dressing or Dip Recipe
This light and fluffy dressing can be used in or on fruit salads or use it as a dip for fresh fruit. It's very easy to make and packs a lot of flavor. The sweet but tangy taste makes a perfect compliment to naturally-sweet fruits.
Raspberry Thyme Vinegar Recipe
Fresh raspberries and thyme flavor Champagne or white wine vinegar. Plan ahead to let vinegar steep for at least 2 days and up to 2 weeks before using. Great used in salad dressings or even as a stand-alone condiment.
Raspberry-Maple Dressing Recipe
Raspberry vinegar, maple syrup, Dijon mustard, and tarragon make up this dressing from a popular Florida restaurant.
Red Plum Vinaigrette Recipe
It is the vinaigrette made with fresh plums, orange juice, honey, and herbs that makes this mustard greens and cabbage slaw shine. This colorful salad is fast and easy to make.
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Spicy Peanut Butter Dressing Recipe
Peanut butter, ginger, and soy sauce give an Asian flair to this quick salad dressing. This dressing will keep for 2 or 3 weeks tightly sealed and refrigerated.
Summer Balsamic Tomato Vegetable Salad Recipe
Tomatoes, sweet onions, and cucumbers shine in a balsamic vinaigrette for a cool and refreshing salad. You may serve this over greens if you wish, but it's delicious just as is. Plan ahead for the vegetables to marinate a couple of hours before serving.
Sun-Dried Tomato Vinaigrette Recipe
Vinaigrettes are simple to make. This salad dressing gets pizzazz from balsamic and red wine vinegars along with sun-dried tomatoes.
Sweet and Sour Creamy Dressing Recipe
The secret to this low-fat, low-calorie coleslaw is the dressing made with yogurt and buttermilk to cut the mayonnaise. The carrots add color and sweetness to the cabbage. For even more color, use half red cabbage along with the green.
Tequila Tangerine Dressing Recipe
Tequila, tangerine juice, lime, and honey make a delicious dressing for a salad of greens, citrus, jicama, and radishes. The dressing may be made a day in advance.
Tropical Vinaigrette Recipe
Tropical fruits and citrus make and easy and delicious vinaigrette in a matter of minutes.
Tuk Trey Salad Dressing Recipe
Simple salad dressing is flavored with garlic, shallot, fish sauce, and lime juice.
Watermelon Basil Vinaigrette Recipe
Watermelon adds a sweetness that compliments champagne vinegar in this delectable salad dressing. Perfect for summer.
Yogurt Dressing Recipe
Simple yogurt dressing flavored with garlic and dill is made by shaking it up in a jar. Enjoy this dressing with Warm Lamb Salad.
Yogurt Tarragon Salad Dressing Recipe
This salad dressing is lower in fat thanks to lowfat yogurt yet full of the licorice flavor of tarragon. To save even more fat calories, try using non-fat yogurt.