Savor the most iconic flavor of the season with these 7 delicious, super easy basil salad dressings that will have you craving greens and veggies all summer long!
I don't know about you, but to me, basil is the "taste" of summer. It's true that you can purchase fresh basil all year long but there's something special about the basil that grows with great abandon as it basks in the warm summer.
I had no idea that we had SEVEN basil dressings in The Café archives but when that came to my attention, I knew we had to do a post featuring basil salad dressings. Each one is unique and has its own special twist but each one is equally delicious. I always say that if our Sweet Basil Vinaigrette could talk, it would be screaming "SUMMER!". I'm going to scalp my basil plants today and make a big batch myself... just to savor the season and have on hand for quick, easy, DELICIOUS salads! Hope you enjoy these summery dressings!
This beautiful Lemon Basil Poppy Seed Dressing is bursting with vibrant flavor. It’s fabulous drizzled over salads, entrees and veggies!
A thousand times better than boring ranch, this Lemon Basil Buttermilk Dressing is the perfect way to add pizzazz to salads, baked potatoes, french fries, veggies, etc.
Sweet Basil Vinaigrette with Strawberry and Grapefruit - a delicious, refreshing salad dressing that will put smiles on the faces of your family and guests.
If this fabulous Sweet Basil Vinaigrette could talk, it would be shouting "summer!" It's sweet, tangy and bursting with vibrant, delicious basil flavor!
Guests always go crazy over this Tuscan Kale Salad with crisp, buttery bread crumbs, salty Parmesan and a delicious lemon basil dressing!
This Easy Greek Salad Dressing is one of those easy, throw-it-all-in-the-blender recipes. The base dressing is delicious on its own but fresh basil and parsley take it WAY over the top!
Thought for the day:
One thing I ask from the Lord,
this only do I seek:
that I may dwell in the house of the Lord
all the days of my life,
to gaze on the beauty of the Lord
and to seek him in his temple. Psalm 27:4
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