Salad Dressing Recipe Index
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Salad Dressing Recipes

Lemon Vinaigrette Salad Dressing with asparagus spears

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These are also great for fresh vegetable or chip dip or as flavorful sandwich spreads, just use the creamy styles. 
All of them are delicious on pasta or potato salad, they make nice marinades for chicken or fish. They can be made ahead
of time and stored in the refrigerator.

Balsamic Vinegar Dijon Mustard Vinaigrette
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a great dressing for spinach salads 

2 tablespoons Orange Juice
1 teaspoon Balsamic Vinegar
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
salt to taste
black pepper to taste

In a small bowl mix together all ingredients.
Serve with
Spinach Salad

Caesar Dressing
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1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice (no substitutes)
1 small garlic clove, minced

Combine ingredients and emulsify. The dressing can be made several days in advance and refrigerated.
Serve with
Caesar Shrimp Salad

Coleslaw, Creamy Kosher Deli Style
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1/3 cup Mayonnaise
1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
2 teaspoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon celery seed
2 tablespoons prepared hot horseradish

In a small bowl blend together ingredients.  
Dressing yields enough for 3 cups shredded cabbage.
mix with Coleslaw .

Coleslaw Vinaigrette Salad Dressing
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3 tablespoons lime juice
1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
3 teaspoons sugar
4 dashes Tabasco sauce, or according to taste
3 - 4 mint sprigs for garnish

Combine the ingredients completely dissolving the sugar. Yields enough for 3 cups shredded cabbage.
Serve with
with Shredded Mint.

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1/4 cup mayonnaise
1 teasp lemon juice
1/2 teasp garlic salt
1 teasp soy sauce
1/4 teasp curry powder

Mix together the mayonnaise, lemon juice,
garlic salt, soy sauce and curry powder.

Dressing goes
well with Green Peas and Shrimp.

Fruit Dressing 
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especially good with fruit salads

1/2 cup sour cream
1 tablespoon white sugar

In a small bowl combine the sour cream and white sugar mixing well.
goes with a  Fruit Salad.

Lemon Vinaigrette 
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I found this recipe after enjoying a delicious Mesclun in
Napa Valley California on a wine tour

1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons lemon juice
3/4 teaspoon minced fresh garlic
3/4 teaspoon Kosher salt
cracked black pepper
3/4 teaspoon fresh Thyme leaves

Combine ingredients, for best results do not emulsify
the dressing for gourmet presentation.
goes with
Mesclun and Asparagus "Lincoln Log"
or Asparagus and Fennel.

Raspberry Vinaigrette 
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especially good with Mesclun greens and fresh strawberries

1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon Raspberry wine vinegar
1/2 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
Kosher salt, to taste
cracked black pepper, to taste

Mix all ingredients together pour dressing over mesclun greens. Serve with
mesclun and fresh strawberries

Red Wine Tarragon Vinaigrette
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great with wild mushrooms and mesclun salad

4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon fresh tarragon, chopped coarsely
2 garlic cloves, chopped
1/4 teaspoon honey
Kosher salt to taste
cracked black pepper to taste

Mix all ingredients together and serve.  
Serve with
Mushroom Hazelnut Mesclun Salad.

Bacon Dijon 

this is my favorite dressing for lunch with Romaine lettuce

2 Servings

2 strips bacon (2 ounces, diced)
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
1 tablespoon extra-virgin-olive oil
Salt and Pepper, to taste

In a small saute pan, cook the bacon over medium-low heat until almost crisp and the fat has rendered. Remove the bacon to a paper towel-lined plate, leave the rendered fat in the pan. To the pan, whisk in the Dijon mustard, white wine vinegar, olive oil, salt, and black pepper to taste.
Serve over torn Romaine lettuce.. delicious!

Rice Wine Vinaigrette
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1/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup rice wine vinegar
Kosher salt, to taste
freshly cracked black pepper, to taste

In a saucepan over heat dissolve sugar 
in rice wine vinegar, add salt and pepper to taste.
Serve with fresh
Carrots & Broccoli Stem Salad

Thousand Island Salad Dressing

recipe by Laurie Bucholz

1 cup Mayonnaise
1/4 cup Chili Sauce
1/4 cup green pepper, chopped finely
2 tablespoons green onions, sliced, include tops
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1/4 cup heavy cream, whipped to soft peaks
Kosher Salt
Freshly cracked black pepper

Mix ingredients together, add seasoning, 
cover and chill thoroughly to develop flavors.  
Serve with Crab Louie . in a stemmed glass.

Truffle Oil 
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easy elegant dressing for mesclun, arugula, green, spinach

1 tablespoon White Truffle Oil
1/2 teaspoon Fleur de Sel (French Salt)
freshly cracked black pepper

Drizzle greens with white truffle oil, sprinkle with a small amount of French salt, cracked pepper and serve.  
toss with
Mesclun in Parmesan Baskets

another Truffle Oil 
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easy elegant dressing using lemon juice

1 tablespoon White Truffle Oil
1 teaspoon lemon juice
Kosher salt to taste
freshly cracked black peppercorns

Combine Ingredients. 
pour dressing over
Red Radish Salad.

Vegetable Dressing 
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especially good with fresh broccoli salads

3 tablespoons mayonnaise
4 1/2 teaspoons white sugar
3 1/2 teaspoons red wine vinegar

Combine ingredients mixing well and refrigerate dressing until ready to use the dressing. good with
Broccoli Salad.

Poppy Seed Vinaigrette 

really good with strawberries and fresh spinach

1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 tablespoon sesame seeds
1-1/2 teaspoons poppy seed
3/4 teaspoon minced red onion
1/8 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/8 teaspoon paprika
2 tablespoons cider vinegar
1/4 cup vegetable oil

Combine first 7 ingredients in a blender. Add
small amounts of oil at a time with blender on slow
until dressing is creamy and thick. Serve with
Spinach Salad or Mesclun and fresh strawberries

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