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Salad Dressing With Citrus and Fresh Ginger

Salad Dressing With Citrus and Fresh Ginger
(Last Updated On: September 6, 2021)

I’m probably like most of you. The idea of making my own salad dressing, when there are so many in easy reach on the grocers shelf, seems like a waste of precious time. But here’s an idea that will elevate your salad to a new level – by using the ingredients that you were going to use in the salad to make the dressing.

This easy recipe blends together everything for a perfect summer salad, with a few simple additions. And the citrus and ginger flavor combination is addicting!

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Salad Dressing With Citrus and Fresh Ginger

Homemade Salad Dressing with Citrus and Fresh Ginger

Ingredients

  • 1/2 sweet onion
  • 1/2 medium orange
  • 1  carrot
  • 1 stalk celery
  • 1/4 red bell pepper
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger root
  • 1 small clove garlic (skin removed)
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • juice 1/2 lime
  • 1 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1/4 spicy chili pepper, such as Serrano (optional)

Instructions

  1. Place all of the ingredients in a blender and process until smooth. It's ready to use! The ingredients used to the make the dressing go together perfectly to make a salad. Add a protein of your choice (like grilled shrimp or chicken) for a heartier meal.
Citrus Salad Dressing

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Whitney

Wednesday 22nd of July 2015

Been looking for great salad recipes for lunch! I'll have to try it! :)

Fareeha

Wednesday 22nd of July 2015

Yummm! I like the idea of this healthy salad . Like the pics too !

Tina Marie - Sawyer Roberge

Saturday 18th of July 2015

Yum! The dressing sounds so fresh and delicious.

MyCookingSerects.com Krystallia Giamouridou

Saturday 18th of July 2015

Looks healthy and craving. I will definitely try your recipe.

Michelle @ Vitamin Sunshine

Friday 17th of July 2015

I actually never buy salad dressing-- its always such a disappointment! And dressings are so easy to make-- as in this one. Love the flavor combinations! Thanks for a new dressing to try.

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