How to Make Various Salad Dressings
You might be surprised to hear that many of the salads served at the fancy restaurants are just fresh vegetables tossed with very basic dressings like vinegarates, and balsamic vinegar. Thus to make a salad dressing may not be as complex as it sounds. By learning about the different types of salad mixes, salad dressings, you can hone your salad making skills and enhance your food experiences forever. Here are tips for whipping out easy salad dressings.
Buttermilk Balsamic dressings: This salad dressing can be easily prepared and stored for long time. Other than salads, this dressing also works best on grilled meats and steamed vegetables. To create this dressing only you need to have fresh butter milk and good balsamic vinegar. Apart from buttermilk and balsamic vinegar, Dijon mustard, honey, mayonnaise, basil, tarragon, black pepper and salt are other ingredients used in the dressing.
Traditional Balsamic dressings: The ingredients of this dressing are same only it makes different proposition in terms of calories. The ingredients are balsamic vinegar, honey, Dijon mustard, garlic powder and olive oil.
Poppy seed dressing: This dressing works best on mixed greens, and tastes good when drizzled over cucumbers, and tomatoes. This recipe can also be used for coleslaw dressing and spinach salad too. Other than poppy seeds sugar, cider vinegar, onion, mustard, salt and vegetable oil are the ingredients used to prepare the dressing.
Raw Ranch dressing: This dressing can be easily prepared and stocked. You need cashew nuts' lemon juice, cider vinegar, virgin olive oil, agave, garlic, garlic powder, onion powder, dill, sea salt, and basil to prepare this dressing.
Lemon Dill Salad dressing: This buttermilk and mayonnaise based dressing is treated with tangy lemon juice and dill. You can add garlic and salt to make it rocking.
Raspberry Vinaigrette dressing: This dressing has a mild raspberry flavor. The regular ingredients are vegetable oil, raspberry wine vinegar, white sugar, Dijon mustard, dried oregano, and black pepper. Instead of raspberry vinegar, you can experiment with pureed raspberries or raspberry jelly too.
Avocado Green Goddess dressing: This easy salad dressing regales you with its taste and transports you into 70’s era, when such dressings gained popularity. Avocado, mayonnaise, green onion, anchovy filets, lemon juice, garlic, salt and pepper are the ingredients used in the dressing. You can replace mayonnaise with sour cream and further thin the mixture by pouring butter milk.
Yoghurt Salad dressing: This Australian salad dressing can be used on potato salad, grilled fish and coleslaw. This can taste good on most of the summer salads. Low-fat yogurt, lemon juice, Dijon-style prepared mustard, parsley and chives are used to prepare this dressing.
Creamy garlic salad dressing: This delicious salad dressing can be easily whipped out by blending sour cream, mayonnaise, steak sauce, lemon juice, white wine vinegar, vegetable oil, monosodium glutamate (MSG), garlic powder, and mustard seed.
Asian Ginger dressing: This salad dressing works great on all salads, especially the cabbage based salads. Garlic, ginger root, olive oil, rice vinegar, soy sauce, honey and water are blended to prepare this authentic salad dressing.
Sicilian Salad dressing: This dressing work well on green salads, and other vegetable salads. You need olive oil, balsamic vinegar, oregano, salt and pepper to prepare this dressing.
Now it’s easier to spice up your salad with authentic dressings.
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