Salads can get boring quickly if they aren’t appropriately seasoned. These dressings will spruce up your salads and keep them interesting.
Peanut Butter Dressing
If you are looking for something unconventional, this dressing is perfect for you. Melt 2 tablespoons of peanut butter, add one tablespoon of olive oil, 2 teaspoons of lime juice, sprinkle some salt and pepper, and mix well. This dressing is super easy to make but will make your salads taste luxurious. It goes well with iceberg salad and lettuce. You should also try adding mango, as it adds sweetness to the mixture that contrasts the saltiness peanut butter well.
Dressing Inspired by Asian Flavors
If you enjoy Asian cuisine, you should try this simple but flavorful dressing. Mix 2 tablespoons of sesame oil with 2 tablespoons of soy sauce, add a teaspoon of chili flakes, and a teaspoon of honey and mix together. Try this dressing with Chinese cabbage and carrots.
If you are craving fresh salads often found in the cities by the sea, try using this dressing with some fresh cucumbers and tomatoes. Add a cup of cubed feta cheese, dried oregano, some fresh parsley and two tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil. This dressing will make any salad taste fresh and tasty.
This salad dressing will bring you closer to the smell of the sea in sunny Greece. Combine one cup of natural yogurt, half of the cup or thinly sliced or shredded cucumber, one tablespoon of olive oil, a teaspoon of thyme, two teaspoons of garlic powder and two teaspoons of lemon juice. Mix well until combined. This dressing tastes best with crunchy vegetables like cucumber, green peppers, lettuce, and tomatoes.
Balsamic vinaigrette is a perfect way to spice up any salad. It gives the salad the right acidity and subtle sweetness. Mix three tablespoons of olive oil with two tablespoons of balsamic vinegar and add salt and pepper to taste. This simple vinaigrette can be made in a matter of minutes and tastes fantastic every time.