Classic Salad Dressings

Dreamy Tahini Dressing

Keep it as is for slathering on sandwiches and burgers, or thin it out with a little water for a creamy salad dressing. Excerpted with permission from The Sexy Vegan Cookbook: Extraordinary Food from an Ordinary Dude©2012 by Brian Patton.  Published with permission of New World Library.  more→

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Salsa and Olive Oil Salad Dressing

Salsa and olive oil salad dressing

This simple, basil-scented dressing of salsa and olive oil can be made in no time flat and offers an offbeat alternative for jazzing up all kinds of salads. Photos by Evan Atlas. more→

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Cilantro-Lime Dressing

Cilantro on table

Use this dressing if you are serving a salad with a Mexican meal. Alternatively, use it to marinate cucumber, cabbage, or tomatoes. Recipe by Devra Gartenstein, from Local Bounty: Seasonal Vegan Recipes*, by permission of The Book Publishing Company. more→

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Green Goddess Dressing

Green Goddess salad dressing

This strong herbal dressing made of fresh herbs, plus tahini and cucumber, not only has a luscious taste, but makes good use of nutrient-rich parsley. Photos by Evan Atlas. more→

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Grainy Mustard Vinaigrette

Vinaigrette Salad Dressing recipe

When you want a vinaigrette that’s more assertive than the basic recipe, try this one, with a generous dollop of grainy mustard. It’s great on any kind of mixed greens salad or potato salads, and is also good for dressing lightly steamed vegetables like broccoli and asparagus. more→

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