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Healthy Salad Dressing Recipes

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Balsamic-Port Drizzle

Ruby-red port gives this dressing a sophisticated sweetness and depth that makes it ideal for drizzling over dark greens topped with fresh fruit (try juicy plums), golden raisins or snipped dried apricots, toasted nuts and crumbled goat cheese.

» Balsamic-Port Drizzle

Creamy Garlic Dressing

This creamy garlic dressing recipe is enriched with low-fat buttermilk and low-fat mayonnaise. Try this thick, garlicky dressing as a sumptuous topping for potato, pasta or romaine salads.

» Creamy Garlic Dressing

Raspberry Vinaigrette

Mild-tasting grapeseed oil is the ideal foil for fruity raspberry vinegar. This simple dressing offers an especially nice finish for a salad of mixed greens, fresh peaches or berries and chicken. For an exquisite appetizer, drizzle the dressing over melon wedges (or fresh figs) draped with thin slices of prosciutto.

» Raspberry Vinaigrette

Creamy Blue Cheese-Tarragon Dressing

A tablespoon of honey adds sweetness and a hint of floral flavor to this delicious blue cheese dressing.

» Creamy Blue Cheese-Tarragon Dressing

Herb & Horseradish Dressing

This creamy dressing is full of fresh herbs and tangy horseradish. It's great with smoked fish or try a dollop on a baked potato.

» Herb & Horseradish Dressing

Soy & Roasted Garlic Dressing

Roasted garlic gives this Asian-inspired dressing a deep, nutty flavor. It's great on any combination of salad greens, or use it as a dipping sauce for dumplings.

» Soy & Roasted Garlic Dressing

Spicy Mediterranean Vinaigrette

Sweet raisins, honey and carrot juice balance the heat of crushed red pepper in this brightly colored vinaigrette.

» Spicy Mediterranean Vinaigrette


Lighter salad dressing recipes for vinaigrettes and creamy salad dressings.

Dress your greens with a light and flavorful salad dressing. We’ve lightened up salad dressing favorites like ranch dressing, blue cheese dressing, honey-mustard dressing, Italian dressing, balsamic vinaigrette and more by replacing mayonnaise with low-fat yogurt, light sour cream and creamy vegetables like avocados. Make a delicious homemade salad dressing tonight with one of these easy salad dressing recipes.

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Healthy Salad Dressing Recipes

Ruby-red port gives this dressing a sophisticated sweetness...
Tomatoes and goat cheese pair deliciously in this dressing...
This creamy dressing is full of fresh herbs and tangy...
This simple dressing is seasoned with spicy-sweet hoisin...
Extra-virgin olive oil and lemon juice are the backbone of...
The roasted-nut and citrus flavors of this easy dressing go...
Roasted garlic gives this Asian-inspired dressing a deep,...
Made with mellow roasted garlic and chicken broth, this...

Healthy Vinaigrette Recipes

Use this vinaigrette to dress any combination of mixed...
Orange juice and cilantro yield a tangy dressing that you...
Whirring this champagne vinaigrette in the blender gives it...
Pureeing vegetables into a salad dressing is a great way to...
This garlicky mustard vinaigrette is great to have in your...
The sunny fresh flavors of tart lemon and cool mint combine...
Here is a great, all-purpose salad dressing. The pleasing...
Walnut oil is worth seeking out for this tasty dressing;...
What this dressing lacks in calories and fat it makes up...
Try this orange-walnut vinaigrette with a salad of bitter...
Mild-tasting grapeseed oil is the ideal foil for fruity...
Invest a little extra time in this recipe to slow-roast the...
This smoky sherry vinaigrette is just as terrific tossed...
Sweet raisins, honey and carrot juice balance the heat of...
Common in Indian and Middle Eastern cooking, pomegranate...

Creamy Salad Dressing Recipes

Great for salads and for just plain dipping.
Creamy blue cheese dressing is still rich and delicious...
A tablespoon of honey adds sweetness and a hint of floral...
Use this tangy, creamy cilantro-avocado dressing on a salad...
Toss this creamy curry dressing with a salad of red-leaf...
Cottage cheese blended in a food processor to a creamy...
This creamy garlic dressing recipe is enriched with low-fat...
Use this light and creamy herb dressing to dress coleslaw,...

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