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Salad Dressings from Scratch

Homemade Salad Dressing

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Homemade salad dressings are always better than store-bought. Here are four easy varieties you can start making yourself.

Ingredients

Balsamic Vinaigrette

White Balsamic & Tarragon Vinaigrette

Honey Mustard

Blue Cheese Dressing

Instructions

Balsamic Vinaigrette

  1. Combine balsamic vinegar, extra virgin olive oil and Dijon mustard in a jar. Season with salt and pepper. Screw lid on tight and shake vigorously to emulsify. If vinaigrette seems too acidic for your taste, add more olive oil.

White Balsamic & Tarragon Vinaigrette

  1. Combine white balsamic vinegar, extra virgin olive oil, Dijon mustard, whole grain mustard, chopped tarragon, and chopped shallot in a jar. Season with salt and pepper. Screw lid on tight and shake vigorously to emulsify. If Vinaigrette seems too acidic for your taste, add more olive oil.

Honey Mustard

  1. Combine Dijon mustard, honey and apple cider vinegar in a jar or bowl. Stir to combine. Season with salt and pepper to taste.  For a sweeter version, add more honey. For tangier flavor, add more Dijon mustard.

Blue Cheese Dressing

  1. Combine mayo, sour cream, buttermilk, Worcestershire, red wine vinegar and blue cheese crumbles in a jar or bowl. Stir to combine. Season with salt and pepper to taste.