Superb Salad Dressings

Pesto Princess © Hummus and Harissa Salad Dressing

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What is it that takes a salad from good to great? For me, it’s got to be a) the freshness of ingredients (and you don’t need many!) and b) a dreamy salad dressing that brings everything together with a little zing.

Here are four of our favourite salad dressings – all the potential to take your salad from side lines to serious main dish contender!

And if it’s more salad recipes you are after, head this way.

With plant-powered love
HRH Kathleen 

The Essential Summer Salad Dressing

This is the simplest of salad dressings but it is totally delicious. Serve it over a crisp green salad or take it to work and drizzle it over a sandwich. Once you’ve tried it, you’ll want a jar living permanently in your fridge. Here’s the recipe.

Pesto Princess © Summer Salad Dressing

Green Goddess Salad Dressing

Green Goddess Dressing. Just love that name! We’re inspired by the Californian classic but, to make this dressing slightly lighter and plant-based, we’ve replaced mayo with our classic Hummus and suggested Basil & Lemon Pesto instead. Keep the anchovies if you love them, or use capers to keep things vegan. This way for the recipe.

Pesto Princess © Green Goddess Dressing

Harissa & Hummus Dressing

They say dressing maketh the salad. Or something to that effect 😉

Your salads and roasted veggie dishes will thank you for splashing this creamy dressing all over them. We poured ours over roasted butternut, beetroot and feta, then loaded on a handful of rocket leaves for crunch and Vitamin K. Get the recipe here.

Pesto Princess © Hummus and Harissa Salad Dressing

Basil & Lemon Pesto Vinaigrette

By using a jar of pesto as the foundation of this dressing, things come together quickly, so it’s become a thing to make up a batch of this Basil & Lemon Pesto Vinaigrette over weekends. Drizzle this lemony dressing over an open sarmie of ripe tomatoes on rye, or straight onto an avo and eat with a spoon. Of course, it’s good for any improvised salad, but better still is to make up a batch of couscous salad (roasted veggies + rocket) and dress up with Basil & Lemon Pesto vinaigrette. Here’s the recipe.

Pesto Princess © Pesto Princess Basil and Lemon Vinaigrette

Photography, Recipes and Styling by Michelle Parkin.

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