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pesto salad dressing recipe
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Pesto Salad Dressing

Pesto salad dressing is a tasty vinegarette dressing made with prepared pesto and a few simple ingredients. Oil-free and delicious, this herb-infused dressing is perfect for any green salad, to top a potato, or used as a dip for breadsticks or fresh vegetables.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Sauces, Dips & Dressings
Cuisine: Italian
Diet: Vegan
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 50kcal


Pesto Salad Dressing

  • ¼ cup prepared pesto two options provided or prepared pesto
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • cup water
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup or agave

Nut-free, oil-free Pesto (option 1)

Oil-Free Nut Pesto (option 2)


  • Choose a prepared pesto option or a store-bought version
  • Place ¼ cup pesto and the remaining ingredients in a high-speed blender.
  • Blend until smooth
  • Cover and place in the refrigerator until ready to serve.


Other uses for pesto salad dressing:


Calories: 50kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.01g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.003g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 97mg | Potassium: 10mg | Fiber: 0.2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 208IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 0.1mg