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Asian-Style Salad Dressing (Vegan, Oil-Free)

Creamy & refreshing, this dressing pairs perfectly with fresh greens and makes them taste so amazing, you'll go through an entire box of lettuce in one sitting. Just 7 ingredients, 1 blender, and 5 minutes is all you need! 
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Dressing/Sauce
Cuisine: Japanese
Servings: 6


  • 1 small carrot chopped
  • 1/2 small onion chopped
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 3 tbsp tahini
  • 2-4 tbsp soy sauce adjust to taste
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • water as needed to thin

Optional Add-ins

  • 1 tbsp date paste, maple syrup, or other sweetener
  • 1/2 inch knob of ginger
  • 1 tsp white miso
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric
  • pinch of black pepper


  • Add all ingredients to a blender and blend to your desired consistency. Add water, 1 Tbsp at a time, to thin out the dressing if desired.
  • Taste and add any of the optional add-ins as desired.
  • Store covered in the fridge for up to 7-10 days.