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Salad Dressing With Citrus and Fresh Ginger

Salad Dressing With Citrus and Fresh Ginger

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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 grocer’s 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.

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Citrus Salad 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


  • 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)


  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.

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Wednesday 22nd of July 2015

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


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. 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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