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It’s a salad dressing, a sauce and a marinade. It’s three, three, three things in one. I had a heck of a time coming up with a name for this Five Ingredient Whole30 Herb Vinaigrette recipe, because it’s less of a recipe and more of a technique. And when I say “technique” don’t get scared and think that it’s too fancy. What I mean is that you throw some very simple ingredients into a blender and out comes … magic. And it’s Paleo, Whole30, keto, vegan, vegetarian, dairy-free and gluten-free. You can’t ask for much more than that from five simple ingredients.
Seriously, this is the most simple and delicious salad dressing. I make a fresh batch every weekend and hope that we don’t run out during the week. Everyone who tries it asks for the recipe. I love it made with cilantro but I know that cilantro is very polarizing herb. If you’re not on Team Cilantro, I’ve provided several other herb combinations that are equally delicious.
But, don’t limit this vinaigrette to just salads. It’s also amazing as:
a finishing sauce (drizzled on top of grilled meat or seafood)
a vegetable topper that will make you want to eat your veggies
[…] It’s lightly dressed in a super-simple balsamic vinaigrette that you can whip together in less than two minutes. But in a pinch you could substitute a bottled dressing. I really like the Primal Kitchen salad dressings because they’re avocado-oil based, contain super-clean ingredients and they’re delicious. You could also use the Five Ingredient Soon-To-Be-Famous Vinaigrette. […]
[…] your favorite salad dressing. I’m partial to my 5-Ingredient Soon-To-Be-Famous Herb Vinaigrette, but in a pinch I use bottled dressings from Primal Foods or Tessemeae (as they’re both made […]
[…] Want an even easier and faster version? Buy pre-cooked shrimp and use your favorite healthy bottled salad dressing. I really like these avocado oil dressings from Primal Kitchen or Tessemaes. This salad is also delicious with my Five Ingredient Whole30 Vinaigrette. […]