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The perfect salad dressing elevates a great salad to the sublime and brings all the flavours together.

Salad Dressing Recap

Key flavor enhancer
Boosts absorption of certain nutrients
Easy to make

Make your own dressing so your salad stays delicious and nutritious.

Salad Dressings

Most store-bought salad dressings are packed with added sugar, artificial flavorings, thickeners, and preservatives. But it's super easy to make your own.

Salad dressings are only make up of three basic ingredients, plus add-ins.


Fat can be oil, cream, yogurt, or even avocado.


Acid can be vinegar or citrus juice, as well as tomato juice or soy sauce.


Basic seasoning of salt.


Add ingredients like crushed garlic, spices, herbs, Dijon mustard, or honey to balance the acid.

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Types of Salad Dressing

There are two main types of salad dressing. Most salad dressing recipes will fall into one of these categories.

Vinaigrette Dressing

Vinaigrette dressings are based on a mixture of oil and vinegar (or citrus), flavored with various herbs, spices, salt, pepper, sugar, and other ingredients. Tend to be more acid and are pourable.

Creamy Dressing

Creamy dressings use mayonnaise, sour cream, yogurt usually based on mayonnaise or fermented milk products as a base. Are fattier and often thicker.

Salad Dressing

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