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Top 10 Best Salad Dressings

Updated on May 15, 2014

Welcome to my list of Top 10 Best Salad Dressings

Salad dressings of course are a personal choice depending on your own tastes and what flavours you like. Here you'll find some homemade salad dressings of the oil and vinegar type as well as several of my favourite store bought dressings. Salads are something we eat all year long, but especially in the warmer months. It's fun to try out new variations on homemade salad dressings to change them up a little or maybe be adventurous and try a flavour or variety that you normally would shy away from. Lets take a look...

A Few Quick Salad Dressings

Whip These Up in a Jiffy

1) Whipped Dressing

1/2 cup Miracle Whip

1/2 cup granulated sugar

2 Tbsp. vinegar

Add to jar with lid, shake and refrigerate until ready to use.

Perfect for a Broccoli Salad

2) Oil and Vinegar Dressing

1/3 cup red wine vinegar

1/3 cup granulated sugar

1/4 cup oil (sunflower or canola oil)

few spigs minced basil (optional)

Add all ingredients to a jar with lid. Shake to mix and serve over leafy greens or whatever salad you wish.

3) Simple Oil and Vinegar Dressing

1/4 cup oil

2 Tbsp. vinegar

2 Tbsp. granulated sugar

pinch of salt

dash of pepper

Mix all ingredients together well and pour over salad just before serving.

4) Kraft Sun Dried Tomato Vinaigrette Dressing & Marinade - So Tasty

This Sun Dried Tomato Vinaigrette is amazing on all kinds of pasta salads. One of my favourites!

5) Kraft Greek with Feta and Oregano Dressing - Perfect side salad...

Kraft Salad Dressing, Greek Vinaigrette Dressing , With Feta Cheese And Oregano 14-Ounce Bottles (Pack of 6)
Kraft Salad Dressing, Greek Vinaigrette Dressing , With Feta Cheese And Oregano 14-Ounce Bottles (Pack of 6)

This Kraft dressing goes fabulous on Greek Salads.

Easy Greek Tomato and Cucumber Salad - What's Cooking Magazine

2 cups chopped cucumber

2 med. tomoatoes, chopped

1/2 cup coarsely chopped green peppers

1/2 cup thinly sliced red onions

1/2 cup Kraft Greek Feta Crumbles

1/4 cup Kraft Greek with Feta and Oregano Dressing

1/2 tsp. grated lemon peel

Toss all ingredients.

Serve immediately or refrigerate until ready to serve. Makes 4 Servings. Can be made up to 24 hrs. before.

 

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6) Ramen Noodle Oriental Salad Dressing

Dressing

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 cup oil

1/3 cup red wine vinegar

beef, chicken or vegetable flavour packet for noodles

Mix all ingredients together and pour over salad just before serving.

7) Ranch Dressing - This one is good for so many types of green salads...

Hidden Valley Original Ranch Dressing, 16 Fluid Ounce Bottle (Pack of 6)
Hidden Valley Original Ranch Dressing, 16 Fluid Ounce Bottle (Pack of 6)

This dressing goes great on green salads, or try it as a dip for chicken nuggets.

 

8) Classic Ceasar Salad Dressing - Where would we be without this one...

Kraft Classic Caesar Dressing & Dip, 16-Ounce Plastic Bottles (Pack of 6)
Kraft Classic Caesar Dressing & Dip, 16-Ounce Plastic Bottles (Pack of 6)

A favourite among many is a Ceasar Salad, Kraft makes a fabulous Ceasar Salad Dressing, add croutons and you're set.

 

9) Balsamic Vinaigrette

Whip this up in a hurry...

Balsamic Vinaigrette - Canadian Living Recipe

3/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

1/3 cup balsamic vinegar

1 Tbsp. lemon juice

1 Tsp. dijon mustard

1 clove garlic, minced

pinch of salt

dash of pepper

In a small bowl whisk together all of the ingredients. Refrigerate for up to 3 days. Use as needed.

10) Three Cheese Salad Dressing - A Tasty Way to Dress Up Your Salads

Kraft Three Cheese Ranch Dressing & Dip, 16-Ounce Plastic Bottles (Pack of 6)
Kraft Three Cheese Ranch Dressing & Dip, 16-Ounce Plastic Bottles (Pack of 6)

A creamy dressing with a blend of three cheeeses. Makes for a tasty salad.

 

Did you find a dressing you like? Thanks for sharing your thoughts, comments here... - Top Ten Salad Dressings

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      poetryman6969 2 years ago

      Love the creamy stuff but vinegar and oil are supposed to be better for you.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Gazebo Room Greek Salad Dressing is my favorite, and it's all natural and Gluten Free! It's actually the only store bought greek salad dressing that is better than the recipes I've found online and made myself.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I would never put sugar in my dressings. I guess each to there own

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      moonlitta 6 years ago

      Love salad dressings. They change the whole picture!

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      WindyWintersHubs 6 years ago from Vancouver Island, BC

      Hidden Valley is a summertime treat but we most often use Kraft dressings.

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      nealberk 6 years ago

      Some good ideas.

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      Monika Weise 6 years ago from Indianapolis, IN USA

      Love all the recipes!

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      cocktailsexaminer 6 years ago

      Hidden Valley Ranch is one of my all-time favorites!

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      BlenderHead LM 6 years ago

      Do love a good salad dressing! :)

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      Frankie Kangas 6 years ago from California

      I think I'll try the Ramen Noodle Oriental Salad Dressing and the Balsamic Vinaigrette. Thanks for sharing. Bear hugs, Frankster

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      Julia M S Pearce 6 years ago from Melbourne, Australia

      These look and sound delicious!

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      starterfor10 6 years ago

      you just can't have a salad without a salad dressing, thanks for the ideas