Are you a salad lover? Wow, I’m the same. Every time I eat a salad, I don’t forget to add sauce to the dressing to make it more delicious. Usually, I myself use olive oil or mayonnaise as a dressing.
Besides olive oil and mayonnaise there are still many types of sauces for salad dressings that you should try. Anything?
1. Thousand Island Sauce
As the name suggests, this sauce was first formulated in Thousand Islands, New York. The basic ingredients of this salad dressing are mayonnaise and tomato sauce. So, the flavor is quite creamy and sweet-savory. If you want to make Thousand Island sauce yourself, you only need to mix mayonnaise, chili sauce, tomato sauce, onion, salt, sugar, pepper, minced garlic, and mustard.
2. Blue Cheese Sauce
The Blue Cheese Sauce is very well known in its home region, namely America. The sauce that has this thick texture is white and tastes sour. Blue Cheese sauce is also famous as a dipping sauce for snacks such as fried chicken wings and potatoes. You can try Blue Cheese sauce at home by mixing mayonnaise, milk, sour cream or yogurt, powdered onion, and powdered garlic.
3. Ranch Dressing Sauce
This sauce is the most favorite dressing sauce in America and Canada. The distinctive taste of this white sauce is sour-savory and spicy. Naturally it feels like it because it consists of a mixture of mayonnaise, lemon juice, minced garlic, salt, black pepper, buttermilk, onions, mustard seeds, paprika, and herbal leaves like parsley.
This sauce is usually eaten with hard vegetables such as broccoli or carrots. But because of its thick texture, it can also be used as a complementary snack for snacks such as tacos, fried potatoes, or fried chicken.
4. Sauce Honey Mustard
You can guess the taste of this sauce directly from its name, which is sweet and spicy. The material used to make Honey Mustard sauce is very simple, which is only honey and mustard with a little extra olive oil. It is suitable for those of you who want to eat nutritious food but still feel sweet.
5. Asian Peanut Sauce
Asian Peanut Sauce is very common in everyday life. Correctly! Usually used as a satay spice. However, if you want to use it as a salad dressing, you need to make the sauce smoother.
The basic ingredients are fried peanuts, orange leaves, water, sweet soy sauce, garlic, onion, salt, and sugar. The taste of this sauce is sweet-savory but you can also make it slightly spicy by adding cayenne pepper.
6. Vinaigrette Sauce
Vinaigrette Sauce is the simplest salad dressing made from a mixture of salt, vinegar, pepper, and salad oil. This sauce is very popular because it can be prepared quickly even by ordinary people. The oil salad that you can use to make salad dressing depends on your taste, it can be olive oil or canola oil.
The taste that will be produced is sour with a little spicy. As a variation, you can add peppers, sliced onions, or lemon juice. Some countries even make their own distinctive vinaigrette sauces such as French Vinaigrette and Italian Vinaigrette Dressing.
More enthusiasm not to eat your salad? The salad dressing ingredients above can be adjusted according to your taste or condition. For example if you are on a diet, you can use fat-free milk. Good luck!