Ditch the unwanted ingredients and preservatives in store-bought salad dressings, and make your own homemade versions instead! It’s an easy way to eat healthier, plus, you can make just the right amount—no old bottles cluttering up your fridge! Here are 7 of our favorite easy homemade dressing recipes.
This lightened-up version of the classic ranch dressing will hook you from the first bite. It also makes a tasty topping for burgers, chicken, fries, sandwiches, veggies, or even pizza. So many delicious possibilities! You’ll never have to hunt down the recipe when a ranch dressing craving strikes since it’s printed right on the Measure, Mix & Pour®.
This light vinaigrette combines the delicate flavor of rice vinegar with soy sauce, garlic, red pepper flakes, and just a hint of sweet honey. It’s great on light salads and slaws, and you can also use it as a dip for your favorite raw veggies. This recipe is printed on our favorite dressing-making tool, the Measure, Mix & Pour®.
With a combination of balsamic vinegar and rich Italian flavors like oregano, basil, and garlic, this easy-to-make vinaigrette will become a fast favorite. Pour some on a salad with veggies, olives, and a bit of freshly grated cheese on top. Yum! Find the recipe below, or printed right on the Measure, Mix & Pour®.
For a Caesar salad to be truly great, it has to have the right dressing. This recipe strikes a perfect balance between savory, salty, and tangy flavors. Fat-free yogurt gives it a creamy texture and keeps the calories low. Put some on a side salad, or top a classic Caesar with chicken or shrimp to make a meal. The Measure, Mix & Pour® makes this recipe even easier: it’s printed right on the bottle!
Sweet Ginger Dressing
This sweet and zingy dressing complements any savory or spicy meal. It’s delicious with cabbage, and can balance out the bite of red onions.
Creamy Parmesan Peppercorn Dressing
If you’re looking for a steakhouse-style dressing that packs in the flavor, look no further. This one’s delicious, peppery, and creamy—a fantastic alternative to ranch or Caesar!
If the words “French dressing” bring back memories of bright orange, ketchupy condiments, you’ll love this updated recipe. This homemade version is a tasty alternative to store-bought varieties and has a grown-up flavor. Its natural red color comes from tomato paste, which serves as an ideal base for other flavors like Worcestershire, honey, and garlic.