4 Irresistible Vegan Dressings to Elevate Your Salad Game - Root Kitchen UK

4 Irresistible Vegan Dressings to Elevate Your Salad Game

David Beaver

Say goodbye to lackluster salads forever! The key to a remarkable salad isn't just the greens – it's the dressing that brings everything to life. Whether you're a salad enthusiast or just starting your journey, these four tantalising dressing recipes are here to revolutionise your bowl of freshness.

Imagine a jam jar – your trusty salad dressing companion. It's your ticket to culinary delight, ready to transform ordinary ingredients into a symphony of flavours. Before we dive into these recipes, grab your jam jar, toss in the ingredients, secure the lid tightly, and give it a vigorous shake. Get ready to embark on a salad adventure like never before.

The Art of Dressing: Crafting Culinary Magic

Picture this: a vibrant medley of colours, textures, and flavours dancing in harmony (no not one of our vegan ready meals). The secret ingredient? A killer dressing that ties it all together. A well-crafted dressing can elevate your salad from mundane to magnificent. And we're here to share the magic of four extraordinary dressing recipes that will redefine your salad experience.

1. Carrot & Ginger Dressing: A Burst of Flavours


  • 140ml carrot juice
  • 40ml mirin
  • 1 tsp ginger puree (or 1/2 tsp ginger powder)
  • 1 1/2 tbsp tamari or soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp rice vinegar
  • 1/2 - 1 tsp chopped chilli

2. Beetroot Dressing: A Symphony of Tastes


  • 55ml beetroot juice
  • 55ml tomato juice
  • 1 1/2 tbsp water
  • 70ml apple juice
  • 1-1/2 tsp agave syrup
  • 1 1/2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp dijon mustard
  • 1-1/2 tsp soy sauce
  • Pinch of salt & pepper

3. Soy, Sesame & Ginger Dressing: Oriental Elegance


  • 1 tbsp sesame seed oil
  • 100ml rapeseed oil
  • 2 tbsp tamari or soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 tbsp agave syrup
  • 1/2 - 1 tsp chopped chilli
  • 2 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 3 tsp ginger puree
  • 1 tsp chopped garlic
  • Pinch of chopped coriander
  • 1 tsp water

4. Lime & Mint Dressing: Zest and Zing


  • A handful of chopped fresh mint (stalks removed)
  • Juice of 5-6 limes
  • 1/2 tsp dijon mustard
  • 2 1/2 tbsp rapeseed oil
  • 2 1/2 tbsp agave syrup
  • 60ml water
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric
  • Pinch of salt & pepper

A World of Salad Possibilities

Your salads are about to undergo a delightful transformation. These dressing recipes don't just elevate taste; they're an adventure for your senses. Whether you're a culinary explorer or a salad aficionado, these dressings will introduce a whole new world of flavours and textures to your greens. Give one of these recipes a go as a side next time you have one of our vegan lasagne.

Join the Salad Revolution

We're excited to see your creations! Share your vibrant salads and inventive twists using these dressings by connecting with us on instagram @rootkitchenuk. It's time to let your creativity shine and bring your salads to life with these mouthwatering dressings. Say goodbye to dull salads – a burst of flavours awaits!

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