A crunchy, crisp, produce-packed salad makes for a refreshing lunch, light dinner or excellent side dish on a hot summer day. Next time you whip one up, skip the bottled dressing and make one from scratch—you’ll be pleasantly surprised to see how super-simple and tasty it is. As an added bonus, most dressings require minimal ingredients. Here are seven delicious five-ingredient salad dressing recipes to get you started.
1. Buttermilk Dressing
Creamy and garlicky, this dressing is also superfast and easy.
2. Basil Vinaigrette
This herbaceous dressing is perfect for a summer tomato salad.