This creamy Vegan Salad Dressing is so healthy. It’s really simple and quick, contains no oil, and is ready in just a few mins. A drizzle of this yummy dressing adds a unique depth of flavor to every salad and makes it even more nutritious.
The recipe is plant-based, salt-free, and oil-free to keep you healthy and slim. It is also gluten-free.
This creamy vegan salad dressing combines garlic, almonds, Dijon mustard, flax seeds, and nutritional yeast to help you make your salads far tastier and richer.
Whole Food Ingredients
For this tasty no oil vegan salad dressing you will need just a few basic ingredients.
- Almonds – use plain raw almonds, without added salt or oil
- Garlic – you can adjust the amount based on personal taste
- Dijon mustard – any Dijon or yellow mustard works fine
- Lemon juice – use freshly squeezed
- Soy sauce – use tamari for a gluten-free dressing
- Nutritional yeast – adds a cheesy flavor
- Flax seeds – use ground flax seeds to thicken it
For the full ingredients list, measurements, and instructions, please find the recipe card below.
Perfect for your weight and health
A whole plant foods dressing.
However, many of the phytonutrients in salads are fat-soluble and our body needs fat to absorb them. The healthiest way to add fats to your diet is from whole foods, like nuts and seeds.
And this delicious vegan salad dressing is made from raw almonds. They are fiber-rich and slow to digest so that you stay full for longer.
The nutritional yeast adds not only a great flavor but is rich in most of the B vitamins.
You also get those essential for brain and overall body health Omega-3 fats from the flax seeds.
The lemon and garlic are super rich in micronutrients and antioxidants which help detox your system and satiate your hunger better.
How to make oil-free vegan salad dressing
It’s so simple and easy to make. One single step and that’s it – enjoy your rich and creamy salad dressing!
Step 1: Put all ingredients for the salad dressing in a blender and blend for a few minutes until smooth and creamy. Add more or less water to get to your desired consistency.
Enjoy it as soon as you make it or store it in a glass jar in the fridge.
This no oil vegan salad dressing is
- Plant-based (vegan)
- Whole food
How to use
This flavorful no oil vegan salad dressing will work served over all kinds of salads, and buddha bowls.
It pairs with roasted veggies. I enjoy pouring it over baked potatoes, sweet potatoes, carrots, or rice bowls.
You can also drizzle it over tacos and wraps.
How to store
Once prepared, keep this no oil vegan salad dressing in a glass jar or airtight container in the fridge for up to 1 week.
It may thicken while refrigerated so if needed add just a little bit of water and shake it before use.
Other vegan sauce AND DIP recipes
- Quick Universal Cashew Sauce
- Sunflower Seeds Dip
- Creamy Walnut Sauce
- Easy Creamy Zucchini Dip
- 10-minute Scrumptious Bean Dip
- Healthy Vegan Party Dip
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- Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
- You can adjust the thickness of your dressing by adding more or less water.