Learn How to Make Your Own Salad Dressing and Never Buy Another Bottle - Rachael Ray Every Day

Learn How to Make Your Own Salad Dressing and Never Buy Another Bottle

Making your own salad dressing is fast, easy, and tasty.
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Basic Vinaigrette

Put down the bottle and pick up the whisk! 

For a basic vinaigrette, start with three parts oil to one part vinegar, adjusting the ratio to taste. Season, then whisk until smooth or pour into a jar and shake. 

Once you've got that down, customize with the ideas below so you can actually get excited to eat that big bowl of greens.

Tarragon Dijon

Oil: EVOO

Vinegar: apple cider vinegar

Mix-ins: lemon juice, honey, fresh tarragon, Dijon

Try it with: Kale & Collard Salad

kale collard salad with lemon dressing

Not-Your-Basic Balsamic

Oil: EVOO

Vinegar: balsamic vinegar

Mix-ins: anchovy paste, dried Italian seasoning, crushed red pepper flakes

Try it with: Italian Three-Bean Salad

italian three bean salad

Pineapple Spice

Oil: canola oil

Vinegar: rice wine vinegar

Mix-ins: pineapple juice, ground allspice, fresh thyme

Try it with: Jerk-y Shrimp & Mango Pasta Salad

Jerk-y Shrimp & Mango Pasta Salad