10 Delicious Homemade Salad Dressings to Elevate Your Greens

Discover 10 delicious and easy-to-make salad dressings that will take your greens to the next level.

Clementine and tahini dressing in a jar with a spoon

How To Make Salad Dressing:

Making a salad dressing is super simple, start with a base of oil and vinegar or lemon juice in a 3:1 ratio, then add seasonings like salt, pepper, and herbs. For creamier dressings, incorporate ingredients like yoghurt, mustard, or mayonnaise. Whisk or blend until smooth, adjust to taste, and enjoy your fresh, homemade dressing.

How To Store Salad Dressings:

When storing homemade salad dressings, transfer them into clean, airtight containers and label them with the preparation date. Keep them refrigerated to preserve their flavors and textures, ensuring they stay fresh for up to a week, depending on the ingredients used.

How To Use Salad Dressings:

Salad dressings are versatile for salads, sandwiches, and dips. Use them lightly on salads or as a tasty addition to wraps. Try different types like vinaigrettes or creamy options to find what you like. Adjust amounts to taste for a balanced flavor.

1. Peanut Dressing

 This peanut dressing for salads combines creamy peanut butter, soy sauce, apple cider vinegar, and a hint of ginger for a savoury and slightly sweet flavour that will make your greens irresistibly delicious.

2. Lime and Avocado Dressing

This avocado dressing is the perfect salad dressing for adding a rich, creamy texture and a burst of fresh lime flavour to your favourite greens.

3. Jalapeño Dressing

Looking for a salad dressing with a kick? This jalapeño salad dressing recipe offers the perfect blend of heat and tanginess, adding a spicy twist to your favourite salads.

4. Tahini Dressing

A creamy tahini dressing with clementine flavours, perfect for salads, that's both easy to prepare and nutritious.

5. Asian Salad Dressing

You've got to try this Asian-inspired salad dressing. It combines nutty sesame with zesty lime and spicy ginger, creating a flavourful twist that'll elevate your salad to a whole new level.

6. Vegan Creamy Avocado Dressing

A creamy dressing avocado hack for any salad. Full of healthy fats and deliciousness, the great thing about this dressing is you can use it in a whole heap of different ways. As a dip, as a mayonnaise replacement in sandwiches, and on any salad recipes.

7. Caesar Salad Dressing

Check out this delicious Caesar salad dressing recipe for a fresh twist on the classic, with its creamy texture and zesty flavours.

8. Mustard And Cumin Vinaigrette

This mustard and cumin vinaigrette is perfect for salads, blending tangy mustard with earthy cumin flavours to enhance the freshness of your greens.

9. Japanese Inspired Salad Dressing

This Japanese-inspired salad dressing combines savoury soy sauce, tangy rice vinegar, and a hint of sweetness for a delightful twist that enhances the flavours of your greens with every bite.

10. Ginger And Tahini Dressing

Here's a creamy ginger and garlic tahini dressing that combines bold flavours with smooth tahini richness, perfect for elevating the taste of your salads.

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Veggie Packed Rice Salad

A rice salad filled with crunchy vegetables, chickpeas, fresh herbs, and dressed with a simple olive oil and lemon juice dressing. Perfect for your weekly meal planning, picnics, and a guaranteed crowd-pleaser.

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Mediterranean Potato Salad 

This potato salad is dairy-free, vegan, and naturally gluten-free. A lighter version of traditional potato salad, which is perfect to enjoy during the warm summer months. Serve at your next barbecue or gathering!

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Thai Red Curry Salad Jars

Salad jars are perfect for a healthy lunch on busy days. Made ahead of time, easy to adapt and so delicious. You can store these for up to 3 days, making them perfect for meal prep and batch cooking. Our Thai red curry paste makes the creamiest and tastiest dressing in just minutes.