DIY Salad Dressings

Here are three totally random dressings that perk up any green salad. Super easy. Good for you. So tasty. Don’t buy that crap in a bottle on the grocery store shelf. Make your own. You will be glad you did.
Coconut Red Chili Vinaigrettecoco rec chili vin

WHAT YOU NEED:

2 ORANGES, JUICED AND ZESTED

2/3 CUP COCONUT MILK

2 CUPS SALAD OIL

1 TEASPOON SESAME OIL

2 TABLESPOONS RICE WINE VINEGAR

1/8 TEASPOON GROUND BLACK PEPPER

3 TABLESPOONS VIETNAM CHILI GARLIC SAUCE (SAMBAL OELEK)

KOSHER SALT TO TASTE

WHAT YOU NEED TO DO:

PLACE ALL INGREDIENTS EXCEPT CHILI GARLIC SAUCE AND SALT IN BOWL AND BLEND WITH STICK BLENDER (OR PLACE IN BLENDER) UNTIL SMOOTH AND EMULSIFIED.  STIR IN CHILI GARLIC SAUCE.  ADD SALT TO TASTE.

Steve-O’s Chimmi Churri Vinaigrettechimmi vin

WHAT YOU NEED:

1 ½ CUPS OLIVE OIL

¾ CUP CIDER VINEGAR

6 TEASPOONS CHOPPED FRESH GARLIC

1 TEASPOON CRUSHED RED PEPPER FLAKES

¾ CUP FRESH CILANTRO LEAVES, CHOPPED

2 TABLESPOONS DRIED OREGANO

3 GREEN ONIONS, MINCED

¾ CUP FRESH PARSLEY LEAVES, CHOPPED

½ TEASPOON GROUND BLACK PEPPER

3 TABLESPOONS SUGAR

WHAT YOU NEED TO DO:

PLACE ALL INGREDIENTS EXCEPT SALT IN BOWL AND BLEND WITH STICK BLENDER (OR PLACE IN BLENDER) UNTIL SMOOTH AND EMULSIFIED.  ADD SALT TO TASTE.

Mojito Time Vinaigrettemojito time vin

WHAT YOU NEED:

½ CUP WHITE BALSAMIC VINEGAR

½ CUP LIME JUICE

ZEST FROM 2 LIMES

4 TABLESPOONS FRESH MINT LEAVES, CHOPPED

4 TABLESPOONS HONEY

½ TEASPOON GROUND BLACK PEPPER

1 ½ CUPS OLIVE OIL

2 TABLESPOONS FRESH THYME LEAVES, CHOPPED

KOSHER SALT TO TASTE

WHAT YOU NEED TO DO:

PLACE ALL INGREDIENTS EXCEPT SALT IN A BOWL AND BLEND WITH STICK BLENDER (OR PLACE IN BLENDER) UNTIL SMOOTH AND EMULSIFIED.  ADD SALT TO TASTE.

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