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6 Plant-Based Oil-Free Salad Dressing Recipes

From creamy salad dressings to Vinaigrette style, you'll love these six easy and quick plant-based recipes. You won't find any oil in Eric's recipes, only whole foods.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Condiment, Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Plant-Based, Quick and Easy
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 24kcal
Author: Eric O'Grey

Ingredients

Tamari Vinaigrette

  • 1/4 cup tamari
  • 1/4 cup balsamic or red wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard

1001 Islands

  • 6 tablespoons silken tofu
  • 3 tablespoons stone ground mustard
  • 3 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch freshly ground black pepper

Agave Mustard

  • 1/4 cup cup silken tofu
  • 1/4 cup stone ground mustard
  • 3 tablespoons agave syrup
  • 1 pinch salt or to taste
  • 1 pinch freshly ground black pepper or to taste

Strawberry Vinaigrette

  • 4 large strawberries
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons agave syrup
  • 1 pinch freshly ground black pepper

Creamy Italian

  • 6 tablespoons soft silken tofu
  • 4 tablespoons water
  • 2 teaspoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon rosemary flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon basil flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pinch freshly ground black pepper

Sesame Umami

  • 1/4 cup tamari (optional soy sauce)
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 clove garlic

Instructions

Tamari Vinaigrette

  • Whisk and mix with salad.

1001 Islands

  • Puree using immersion blender or whisk briskly until smooth.

Agave Mustard

  • Puree using immersion blender or whisk briskly until smooth.

Strawberry Vinaigrette

  • Mix in food processor or pulse in high speed blender to retain texture if desired.

Creamy Italian

  • Puree tofu and water using a small food processor or immersion blender then pulse-blend in other ingredients to retain bits of color from herb flakes.

Sesame Umami

  • Toast sesame seeds in skillet over medium-high heat until they pop, then grind seeds in spice grinder and whisk together with other ingredients.

Notes

The nutritional information in the nutritional information section of the card is for the Tamari Vinaigrette, but here's the break down for the remaining recipes:
1001 Islands
Serving: 3 tbsp. (approximately) | Calories: 28kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 289mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | SmartPoints (Freestyle): 2
Agave Mustard
Serving: 3 tbsp. (approximately) | Calories: 67kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 188mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g | SmartPoints (Freestyle): 4
Strawberry Vinaigrette
Serving: 2 tbsp. (approximately) | Calories: 42kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | SmartPoints (Freestyle): 2
Creamy Italian
Serving: 3 tbsp. (approximately) | Calories: 16kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 293mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | SmartPoints (Freestyle): 1
Sesame Umami
Serving: 3 tbsp. (approximately)| Calories: 34kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 811mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | SmartPoints (Freestyle): 2

Nutrition

Serving: 2tablespoons | Calories: 24kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 842mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 1
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 1