5 Homemade Dressings Recipes

Elevate your salads with these 5 delicious homemade dressing recipes that are easy to make and bursting with flavor. From creamy classics to tangy vinaigrettes, there’s a dressing here for every taste bud.

Ingredients

  1. Basic Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Creamy Caesar Dressing
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Honey Mustard Dressing
  • 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Ranch Dressing
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried dill
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Lemon Herb Dressing
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh herbs (such as basil, parsley, or dill)
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. For each dressing, simply combine all ingredients in a jar or bowl.
  2. Whisk or shake vigorously until well combined.
  3. Taste and adjust seasoning as needed.
  4. Store dressings in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to one week.
  5. Shake or stir before using. Enjoy drizzled over your favorite salads or as a flavorful dip for veggies!

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