Make Your Own Salad Dressing

Photo: Flickr

Photo: Flickr

Buy salad dressing lately? Eight ounces can cost two or three dollars, yet costs only a quarter or so to make.

Most recipes are comprised of oil, vinegar, some spices and that’s about it. So easy, it saves money and you get that ‘I made it myself’ satisfaction.

Save those glass jars because here are dozens of easy recipes to get you started from

Balsamic Vinegar Salad Dressing

1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons soy sauce
1 teaspoon sugar
3 to 4 garlic cloves, mashed to pulp with 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
Freshly ground pepper to taste

1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and whisk until well blended. Store unused portion in covered container in refrigerator.

Makes 3/4 cup.


One response to “Make Your Own Salad Dressing

  1. Mmmmm – they all look good. I’m going to try the oriental ginger dressing tonight.

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