Make Homemade Salad Dressing

Edited by Rafah Perlado, Lynn, Eng

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Salad dressings are a great accompaniment for fresh vegetables, aside from vinaigrette. Sometimes these salad dressings can also be used as a spread for sandwiches, burgers, or even as dips for vegetables sticks, fries and much more. Read on to find out how to make these delicious dressings. In this article, you can also find salad recipes that are good to pair with each type.

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Note: Photos above are just sample brands of the ingredients. This does not mean that the same brands are needed in preparing these dressings. You can always change things according to what you prefer.

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Salad Dressing #1

Ingredients

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  1. 1
    1/2 cup mayonnaise
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  2. 2
    2 tablespoons ketchup
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  3. 3
    1 tablespoon white sugar
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  4. 4
    1/4 teaspoon iodized salt
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Procedures

  1. 1
    Put all the ingredients in a small bowl, and mix until well combined.
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Wedge Salad

Ingredients

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  1. 1
    1 small head of iceberg lettuce (or any kind that is available)
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  2. 2
    1/4 pound bacon (thick cut)
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  3. 3
    2 small tomatoes
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  4. 4
    chopped chives (optional to garnish)
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Procedures

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  1. 1
    Remove the outside layers of the lettuce.
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  2. 2
    Cut the lettuce into four wedges
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    Set aside.
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  3. 3
    Cut the bacon into strips.
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  4. 4
    Fry the bacon until crispy and let it dry on a paper towel.
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  5. 5
    Chop the tomatoes into bite size pieces.
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  6. 6
    Arrange the lettuce on a plate.
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  7. 7
    Drizzle with the salad dressing number 1.
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  8. 8
    Garnish with crispy bacon, tomatoes and chopped chives (optional)
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This recipe can also be use as a spread or dip.

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Thousand Island Dressing

Ingredients

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  1. 1
    1 cup mayonnaise
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  2. 2
    1/3 grated cheese
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  3. 3
    1 tablespoon sweet pickle relish
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  4. 4
    2 tablespoons ketchup
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  5. 5
    2 tablespoons sugar
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Procedure

Put all the ingredients in a small bowl, and mix until well combined.

Iceberg Salad

Ingredients

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  1. 1
    1 small iceberg lettuce (or any variety of lettuce that is available)
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  2. 2
    5 pieces french beans (Baguio beans - Philippines)
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  3. 3
    2 small tomatoes or 1 big tomato
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  4. 4
    1 small cucumber
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  5. 5
    1 or 2 pieces of ham slices
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  6. 6
    spring onion (optional for garnish)
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Procedures

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  1. 1
    Clean and cut the edges of the french beans before cutting them into sticks about 2 centimeters long.
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  2. 2
    Blanch it until soft but crunchy
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    Place in cold water and set aside.
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  3. 3
    Slice the lettuce into bite size pieces.
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  4. 4
    Cut the small tomatoes into four wedges; if using big tomato, slice into into bite size pieces.
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  5. 5
    Cut the cucumber into sticks about 2 centimeters long
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    It's up to you whether you want to peel it or remove the seeds.
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  6. 6
    Fry the ham according to your liking
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    Then chop into small square pieces.
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  7. 7
    Arrange all the ingredients in a bowl
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    Chill before serving along with the dressing.
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Coleslaw Dressing

Ingredients

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  1. 1
    1/2 cup mayonnaise
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  2. 2
    1 tablespoon evaporated milk
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  3. 3
    1 tablespoon lemon juice or white vinegar
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  4. 4
    1 tablespoon white sugar
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  5. 5
    1/2 teaspoon iodized salt
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  6. 6
    1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
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Procedure

  1. 1
    Put all the ingredients in a small bowl, and mix until well combined.
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Coleslaw

Ingredients

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  1. 1
    1 small cabbage (any type of your choice)
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  2. 2
    1 small carrots
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  3. 3
    1 small red onion
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Procedures

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  1. 1
    Remove the outside layer of the cabbage.
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  2. 2
    Slice into strips.
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  3. 3
    Grate or julienne the carrots.
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  4. 4
    Finely slice or chop the onion.
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  5. 5
    Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and add on the coleslaw dressing
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    Mix well and refrigerate before serving.
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Categories : Salads

Recent edits by: Lynn, Rafah Perlado

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