No more boring salads… ever! These easy homemade salad dressing recipes will make you want to scarf a salad every day!
So as I’m sure you can already tell, I’m a bit of a topping fanatic.
I love cheese, nuts, seeds, herbs and sauces with a fiery passion. It’s rare you’ll find a recipe on this blog that isn’t garnished with a pile of my favorites because, in my opinion, life is way too short to eat boring food.
Ice cream is always more fun with sprinkles and salads are WAYA tastier with a pile of mix-ins and a finger-licking dressing!
Dressings hold a special place in my heart because they taste good on just about everything! Whether it’s a jumbo bowl-o-veggies, a entree-turned-salad, a plate of tacos, or even as a dip… I’ll eat it any and every way. I won’t even pretend I don’t lick the mixing bowl when I make them, I totally do!
Before this post turns into another love letter to my food, let’s get our dressing on! I know I’ve already done a round-up of my favorites from the blog, but it wasn’t enough. I needed MORE dressing! [cue mad scientist laugh]
Ready to rock your salads? Let’s kick things off with some tasty dressing recipes!
28 Quick and Easy Homemade Salad Dressing Recipes
This is my favorite dressing to add to veggie packed garden salads and Summery pasta salads! It’s super flavorful and only requires a few pantry staples to make.
Lemon dressing is a speedy, totally easy way to take your salads to the next level with a burst of fresh citrus flavor! We love it on leafy green salads and pasta salad too!
This creamy, dreamy dressing is great on salads as well as wraps, pitas, gyros, and more. It also doubles as a dip!
This scrumptious salad dressing is dreamy, creamy, and gloriously vegan too!
This tasty dressing is from The Roasted Root and has a bonus salad recipe along with it!
Homemade Balsamic Dressing is quick and easy to make with a few simple pantry staples! It’s healty, dairy-free, and tastier than store bought salad dressing!
I pair this chili lime dressing with my Mexican Quinoa Salad and it’s nothing short of magical together! A total must-try!
This creamy avocado vinaigrette is healthy, delicious, and ready in under five minutes. Via Wholefully.
Jazz up your cool-weather salad game with this deliciously easy Blood Orange Dressing made with fresh squeezed orange juice and a few tasty extras!
Rich, creamy yogurt pairs with fragrant basil and mint to give this salad dressing a major flavor boost. It’s great on tomato cucumber salad and comes from my friend Liz’s blog – The Lemon Bowl.
This Balsamic Blueberry Salad Dressing is ready to shake up your Spring and Summer salad game! You’ll want to pour this fruity blueberry dressing on salads all season long!
This Copycat Olive Garden Salad Dressing is as close as it gets to the real deal, without the high fructose corn syrup or sketchy ingredients. Recipe via Dessert Now Dinner Later.
My fresh and fruity Blueberry Spinach Salad is tossed with a homemade lemon poppy seed dressing (recipe included!) that is crazy easy to make with just a few tasty ingredients.
This flavorful dressing is quick, easy, and oh so tasty! I love the little zing the sriracha gives it and it’s amazing on fresh spiraled salads and taco salads too!
This tasty restaurant copycat is via Jeanette’s Healthy Living.
Via my friend’s blog, Slim Pickin’s Kitchen – this colorful dressing looks SO TASTY!
Drizzle this Healthy Ranch Dressing on your favorite salad or use it for dipping. You can’t go wrong with this dairy-free version of a classic! Recipe via Wholefully.
Via Healthy Seasonal Recipes. This is a super simple 5 minute recipe for salad dressing using apple cider vinegar from scratch.
This tasty Cafe Rio copycat is from my friend Ari at The Diva Dish. I can’t wait to try it!
Forget those sketchy envelopes of dressing mix. Homemade Ranch Dressing Mix is a snap to make and tastes so much better! Via Stephie Cooks.
his homemade Caesar dressing is hands-down our favorite! It’s thick, creamy, and full of flavor, perfect for a rockin’ Caesar salad.
Ditch the sketchy processed bottled dressing and whip up this super quick, super easy, homemade paleo ranch dressing!
Honey Dijon Vinaigrette. Pair this delicious homemade honey mustard dressing with your favorite salad! We love ours over baby spinach with dried cranberries, sliced almonds, and crumbled feta.
This Fuji Apple Chicken Salad Dressing recipe is inspired by Panera Bread, but is simple and delicious to make at home! By Gimme Some Oven.
I whipped up this poppy seed spiked ranch dressing for my famous Broccoli Spinach Salad (recipe along with dressing) and instantly fell in love! It’s super easy to make and tastes great.
LOVE this creamy avocado dressing! I whipped it up to dress my super healthy chopped broccoli cauliflower salad and quickly decided it needed to be slathered on everything in sight.
This homemade honey harissa dressing is a crazy easy and totally crave-worthy salad dressing! Full of sweet and savory flavor, this versatile vinaigrette compliments everything from plain green salads to veggie packed cucumber and quinoa bowls.
If you get a chance to try any of these speedy homemade salad dressing recipes, let me know!
Leave some love in the comment form below or tag your photos with @peasandcrayons on Instagram so I can happy dance over your creation! I can’t wait to see what you whip up!