Salad dressing with many variants
A lettuce without salad dressing is like a book without letters, like a chicken without feathers, like a person without clothes … Who wants something different than the well-known oil and vinegar dressing or the ready-made products with often unhealthy additives, give these variants a try. These salad dressings are also often quickly ready, tasty and healthy.
Salad dressing á la Minga
- Stand yogurt, mayonnaise, herb salt and water
Preparation for 1 bowl of mixed salad for 4 persons;
- 1 to 2 tablespoons of yogurt (the more creamy the lettuce)
- 1 to 2 (heaped) teaspoons of mayonnaise
- (seasoning) salt to taste
- 1 to 2 tablespoons of water
- Mix everything together well and this creamy dressing is ready.
Variants on this
- Instead of seasoning salt, you can also try plain salt, maggi or Tamari (soy sauce from health food store), it also tastes delicious
- You can get it freshly squeezed garlic do through if you like spicy.
- Or one of your favorite herbs
You can also easily adjust the quantities to personal preference, just play with it a little.
Basic salad dressing for 2-3 large salads
- 4 tablespoons olive oil of good quality (not the oil for frying)
- 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
- 1 crushed clove of garlic (for the garlic lovers)
- herb salt or sea salt
Put the olive oil and lemon juice in a salad bowl and mix well with the other ingredients.
If you need less dressing, you can keep some of it in the fridge for a few days.
There are many on this basic dressing variants To think of, here are a few examples of ingredients that can be added to taste:
- 1 teaspoon of mild mustard
- 1 tablespoon of mayonnaise
- 1 teaspoon of sesame paste (health food store) + 1 teaspoon of water
- 1 teaspoon Umeboshi plum vinegar (health food store)
- 1 teaspoon of honey
- 1 to 2 teaspoons tamari (health food store)
- 1 to 2 teaspoons of barbecue sauce
- 1 tablespoon of grated celery
- 1 tablespoon finely chopped spring onion or parsley
- 2 tablespoons of finely chopped green or black olives
- ½ teaspoon of dried herbs such as: basil, tarragon, chervil, oregano, savory, dill, thyme, chives, etc.
- 1 tablespoon of fresh garden herbs as desired
- pinches of favorite spices such as: curry powder, cayenne pepper, paprika, mustard powder, yes even cinnamon
Sweet salad dressing
Children don’t usually like lettuce, try this:
Make half of the basic dressing (see above), without garlic and salt, but add a little sugar, cane, honey or apple juice.
Or grate a carrot and mix it with a mixture of orange juice with a little honey, (cane) sugar or apple juice.