5 Simple Salad Dressings

Homemade Salad Dressings

Homemade salad dressing is easy, preservative-free and fun to prepare. Whether it’s creamy ranch or zesty vinaigrette, making your own dressings at home will save money and add fresh flavor to your salad creations. These dressings vary in flavor and cultural inspiration. Use your imagination to mix and match dressings and salads for a different flavor profile every time.

To create any one of these recipes, place all ingredients into Chop ’N Prep Chef base. Cover and pull cord until combined. Set aside. Store any extra dressing in Snack Cup for later use.

Basil Vinaigrette

Makes ½ cup
Calories: 280
Total Fat: 28g

½ cup fresh basil
1 tbsp. honey
2 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
½ cup extra virgin olive oil
¼ tsp. coarse kosher salt
1/8 tsp. black pepper

Cilantro Lime Dressing

Makes ½ cup
Calories: 180
Total Fat: 19g

¼ cup cilantro
2 garlic cloves, peeled
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
½ lime, juiced using Zest ’N Press® Gadget
1 tbsp. Dijon mustard
1tbsp. Southwest Chipotle Seasoning
¼ tsp. coarse kosher salt

Honey Mustard Dressing

Makes ¾ cup
Calories: 130
Total Fat: 10g

½ cup light mayonnaise
2 tbsp. honey
2 tbsp. yellow mustard
2 tbsp. lemon juice
¼ tsp. coarse kosher salt
1/8 tsp. black pepper

Light Ranch Dressing

Makes ¾ cups
Calories: 35
Total Fat: 2.5g

½ cup reduced-fat (2%) milk
½ cup light sour cream
½ cup light mayonnaise
1 tbsp. lemon juice
1 tbsp. chives
1 garlic clove, peeled
¼ tsp. coarse kosher salt
1/8 tsp. black pepper

Sizzlin’ Vinaigrette

Makes 11/8 cup
Calories: 170
Total Fat: 18g

½ tsp. cayenne pepper
¼ cup white wine vinegar
1 tsp. dry mustard
2½ tsp. granulated sugar
1 tsp. garlic powder
10–12 drops hot pepper sauce
1 tsp. coarse kosher salt
¾ cup vegetable oil

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