- American sauce
- Egg Sauce
- Orange-Mustard Sauce
- Ranch dressing
- The sauce with blue cheese
What we usually dressed with vegetable salads? Typically, the choice have small - or mayonnaise or vegetable oil. Meanwhile, worldwide use is much more varied salad vegetable salads. Some of them are familiar and common in everyday food, but some belong exclusively to the high cooking and present in the restaurant's menu.
Whatever it was, but to diversify trivial salad vegetables, you can use a delicious sauce. Sometimes this requires quite sauce ingredients available, but there are refueling, in which there is very unusual for our food products. We offer you the recipes of sauces that will help make vegetable salad is not only tasty, but also spicy, and sometimes give it a completely new and unusual taste.
It is also called French dressing, and in the popularity rating vinaigrette salad dressings (along with mayonnaise) takes a worthy first place. Firstly, its preparation needs quite simple and products available, and secondly, make it possible to preserve and store in the refrigerator for several days, and thirdly, the dressing can vary further additives. So, for a classic vinaigrette, we will need the following ingredients:
- Vinegar - a third of the glass;
- Olive oil - 1 cup;
- Garlic - 3 cloves;
- Salt - half teaspoon;
- Black pepper (ground) - half a teaspoon;
- Mustard - 2 teaspoons.
In a deep bowl or in a saucepan and pour wine vinegar, whisking whisk, gradually begin to add to it olive oil. As a result of mass should become cloudy and slightly foamed. Then, continuing to whisk, add to the mixture of oil and vinegar freshly ground black pepper, salt, mustard (ready) and chopped garlic.
Once the sauce is smooth, it can be used for salads, but it is better to give him a brew. Keep vinaigrette should be in the refrigerator, pour into a bottle tightly closed. But before you fill the salad dressing you need a good shake.
Instead of vinegar, you can use apple cider, balsamic, or even an ordinary household vinegar. In addition to olive oil and cook the sauce with other vegetable oils, such as sunflower, corn and mustard. The vinaigrette can be put ordinary hot mustard, sweet French or grainy. And to soften the tart flavor sauce would allow a small amount of sugar or honey.
This sauce Americans use for their traditional potato salad. So any vegetable salad, of which consists of sweet potatoes, and our hearts, can be charged with this sauce.
- Mayonnaise - 3 tablespoons;
- French Mustard (Dijon) - 1 tsp;
- Sugar - half a teaspoon;
- Salt - a pinch of 2-3;
- Lemon juice - 1 teaspoon.
Mayonnaise mix with mustard, lemon juice, salt and sugar. Good rub and dressed salad. If necessary, the sauce is too thick can be diluted with cold boiled water and sugar substitute honey. If you make this sauce with the usual hot mustard, it just need to take less.
The sauce on the basis of cooked egg yolks will become a substitute for mayonnaise or vinaigrette. And it can fill any vegetable salad, ranging from the traditional cabbage and ending with a light summer salad of tomatoes and cucumbers.
- Egg yolks - 3 pcs .;
- Mustard - 1 tablespoon;
- Apple cider vinegar (3 percent) - 1 cup;
- Vegetable oil - 1 tablespoon;
- Sugar - 1 tsp;
- Salt and pepper - to taste.
Welded hard-boiled egg yolks through a sieve or fine grater and rub it with mustard and oil. Then diluted with a mixture of apple cider vinegar, add sugar, pepper and salt. Sauce whisk whisk or simply shaken, poured into a bottle.
Instead of applesauce, you can use home brew, and the amount of sugar and mustard to vary to your taste. Besides vinegar or brew for this sauce, you can insist on spicy herbs or garlic.
A very unusual combination of spicy sauce with citrus flavor, mustard and honey.
- Fresh orange;
- Fresh lemon;
- Olive oil;
- Salt and pepper.
From half a lemon and squeeze the juice of half an orange, mix it with three tablespoons of olive oil, a teaspoon of Dijon mustard and a teaspoon of honey. Salt and pepper to add to its discretion and vzobem sauce whisk.
This sauce is popular in the US states no less than the famous American salad. It is prepared on the basis of mayonnaise with the addition of buttermilk or yogurt, and is used for filling vegetable salads and baked or boiled potatoes.
- Mayonnaise - 1 cup;
- Kefir - half cup;
- Dry onions (seasoning) - 2 teaspoons;
- Dry garlic - 2 teaspoons;
- Seeds or dill (chopped) - 2 teaspoons;
- Salt, pepper and lemon juice - at your discretion.
Pour into a blender mayonnaise and yogurt, add the remaining ingredients and stir thoroughly. Give infuse at least an hour and use as a salad dressing.
Instead of dried garlic and onion can be used fresh ground. The sauce can be stored for several days in the refrigerator.
The sauce with blue cheese
And here's the recipe of high cuisine. Makes it so gourmet blue cheese (Gorgonzola, St. Agur, Dor Blue, Roquefort, Blue Stilton, Danish blue) which is called blue cheese and Worcestershire sauce (English fermented sauce made from vinegar, fish, spices and sugar). So if you manage to get hold of these products, you can cook and such an unusual sauce.
- Mayonnaise - 1 cup;
- Blue cheese - 120 g;
- Lemon juice - 2 tablespoons;
- Worcestershire sauce - 1 teaspoon;
- Black pepper - to taste.
Cheese shred spoon or a fork or in a blender. In the first case we get the sauce with slices of cheese, the second - a homogeneous mass. Then mix the cheese with Worcestershire sauce and mayonnaise, place freshly ground pepper and insist in a refrigerator for several hours.
Choose a recipe, try and cook. Your salads will be extremely tasty and delicious in its own way. However, and to come up with its own sauce is not too difficult: mayonnaise, yogurt, sour cream, vegetable oil, vinegar. Take any basis and fantasize. Perhaps you will succeed is not worse than the chefs trendy restaurants. Be of good cheer! And cook with pleasure.