Salad Dressings Recipe Collection

1 March 2020

Superior Fruit, Salad Dressings Recipe Collection

Our collection of Salad Dressing recipes  – Why have boring salads when you can jazz them up with this range of fruity salad dressings!






Apple & Thyme Vinaigrette


4 tbsp sunflower/vegetable oil

2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

1 tbsp vinegar – either cider or white wine (check it is vegan)

generous pinch salt

1/2 tsp mustard – wholegrain or dijon (check it is vegan)

3 tbsp cloudy apple juice

3 stalks fresh thyme



Step 1

Strip the leaves from the stalks of the thyme and discard the stalks.

Step 2

Place all the dressing ingredients into a mini chopper, blender or food processor and blitz to a smooth, creamy dressing. Use immediately or keep in a bottle in he fridge for up to a week.

Note: This dressing can be made vegan, just check the vinegar and mustard are vegan and you’re good to go!




Shallot & Pink Grapefruit Dressing


1/2 large shallot, rough chopped

Juice of 1/2 pink or red grapefruit (approx. 1/3 cup)

1/4 cup olive oil

1 Tbsp sherry or champagne vinegar

A dab of honey (about a tsp)

Salt and fresh black pepper to taste



Step 1

Put the shallot and the grapefruit juice in the bowl of a small food processor. Blend until the shallot is very finely processed. If using a whisk, mince your shallot as finely as possible. With the machine going, drizzle in the oil through the top.

Step 2

Stop the machine, add the vinegar and honey, then process again to combine. Add the salt and pepper to taste.




Lemon Mustard & Tarragon Vinaigrette


Juice and zest of 1 lemon

A heaped tbsp of fresh tarragon leaves

1 tbsp whole grain mustard

1/4 (plus extra if necessary) walnut oil

Salt flakes

Fresh cracked black pepper to taste



Step 1

Put the lemon juice, zest, and tarragon in a small processor. Process until well blended. Stop and scrape down the sides if necessary. Slowly drizzle in the oil as the machine is running.

Step 2

Stop and taste, add more oil if it is too tangy. Add salt and pepper to taste.






Strawberry Balsamic Vinaigrette


1 cup strawberries hulled and quartered

1/3 cup avocado oil or olive oil

1/3 cup balsamic vinegar

1 tbsp honey or maple syrup if vegan

1 tbsp stone ground mustard or dijon mustard

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 tsp ground black pepper



Step 1

Add strawberries, avocado oil, balsamic vinegar, honey (or maple syrup), mustard, salt and pepper to a food processor.

Step 2

Process for 1-2 minutes, until smooth.