Salads are the trending diet habit people are following across the world. It is a perfect diet supplement putting brakes on chocolate craving. Mind you, salads are more than just raw cucumber, carrots, olives and tomatoes. There are salad dressings for enhancing the taste of salads across the world. Today, we will guide you to different salad dressings, making boring salads lip smacking ones.
It is one of the most debatable salads, there are several recipes available around the world. Caesar salad dressing is an emulsion prepared using raw egg yolks, mustard, and two different types of oil. Extra-virgin olive oil is the recommended oil to be used for the dressing. Any other vegetable oil such as grape seed, canola or any neutral oil can be used as the second oil in the dressing. Garlic and anchovies should be minced together and made into a paste. The egg yolk should be whisked thoroughly, mustard to be added while whisking the eggs. The garlic-anchovies paste should be added after whisking the yolks, adding lemon juice further. The two oils should be added to while we still whisk the mixture. For seasoning, Parmesan cheese and black pepper can be added.
This dressing is a combination of buttermilk, salt, garlic, onion, some dried herbs, and spices. Garlic should be minced, add some salt and mash up into a paste using a fork. We take the garlic paste in a bowl, adding mayonnaise, some sour cream, vinegar, paprika, dried herbs and some other spices such as black pepper and chillies. Buttermilk should be added after checking the consistency of salad dressings, as required.
This is a unique salad dressing which is easiest and requires simple ingredients. In a blender, add sugar, canola oil, ketchup, paprika, onion powder, celery flakes, and some red wine vinegar and blend together. After blending, some seasoning can be added to the dressing using black pepper and salt.
Green Goddess Dressing
We dice green onions, and jalapeno peppers. In a blender, we add these chopped green onions, jalapeno pepper, some Greek yogurt, cilantro, lime juice, olive oil and blend the ingredients keeping the consistency thick. For seasoning, add honey and kosher salt as required.
Creamy Honey Mustard Dressing
It is one of the easiest dressings that we have listed for you. We take mayonnaise, honey and mustard, whip them together. Add some lime juice and store before serving the salad.
Poppy Seed Dressing
This salad dressing is a perfect balance of sweet and tangy flavors. We will mix some white wine vinegar and sugar until the sugar is completely dissolved. Add some grated shallot, poppy seeds, ground mustard seeds and salt to it, whisk all the ingredients together. To the dressing, add some olive oil and the dressing should be whisked again.
Orange Ginger Dressing
For this tangy dressing, we are going to whisk orange zest, orange juice, some oil, ginger, scallions, and garlic in a bowl. For seasoning, add salt and pepper to the salad dressing. Extra-virgin olive oil is recommended for the preparation.
Blackberry Tarragon Dressing
It is one of the most colorful salad dressings used across the globe. In a blender, add some blackberries, rice wine vinegar, vegetable oil, thick yogurt and blend into a puree. For seasoning, add some kosher salt and honey to the strained dressing. Next step, we go forward and dried tarragon whisking the dressing together.
For this tangy dressing, we mix together raspberries and sugar in a bowl. Mashing the berries further into a liquefied mixture, we add balsamic vinegar, olive oil, honey and salt to the dressing. This can be stored in a jar and used time-to-time for any salad or dip.
Roasted Garlic Dressing
We will first roast some garlic in a pan or bake it. Add the roasted garlic, vinegar, mustard, honey and lime juice in a blender. For seasoning, add salt and pepper as per taste in the dressing.