Light & Easy Creamy Italian Dressing made Dairy Free

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Forget the vinaigrette! This creamy dressing uses naturally allergy-friendly dressing mix, but blends it with two basic, plant-based ingredients to make a dairy-free creamy Italian dressing in minutes! It’s great over greens, pasta salads, or fresh cut veggies.

Dairy-Free Creamy Italian Dressing Recipe - Light and Easy with Just 3 Ingredients, and 3 Minutes! Naturally plant-based and gluten-free.

Light & Easy Creamy Italian Dressing made Dairy Free

Many dressing and dip mixes do contain milk, but Italian dressing mix is often dairy free, and it’s available in most major grocery stores. Here are a few brands that are made without dairy, and are fairly easy to locate.

Dairy-Free Creamy Italian Dressing Recipe - Light and Easy with Just 3 Ingredients, and 3 Minutes! Naturally plant-based and gluten-free.

Special Diet Notes: Easy Creamy Italian Dressing

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, optionally gluten-free, grain-free, nut-free, peanut-free, vegan, plant-based, and vegetarian. Be sure to pick the milk beverage and seasoning mix that suit your dietary needs.

Dairy-Free Creamy Italian Dressing
 
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It doesn't get much easier than this salad dressing. It has a creamy finish that's lighter, healthier, and purely plant-based. See the post above for mix suggestions.
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Recipe type: Condiment
Cuisine: American
Serves: about 2¼ cups
Ingredients
  • 1 cup unsweetened plain dairy-free milk beverage
  • 1 (12-ounce) package firm silken tofu
  • 2 (.7-ounce) packages dairy-free dry Italian dressing mix
Instructions
  1. Add the milk beverage, tofu, and seasoning mix to your blender, and puree until smooth.
  2. Use immediately and store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to one week.
Notes
Note: If you want a little more zing to the dressing, you can add a squeeze of lemon, or a tablespoon or two of apple cider vinegar, to taste.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 2 tablespoons Calories: 21 Fat: .8g Saturated fat: .1g Carbohydrates: 2g Sugar: .2g Sodium: 136mg Fiber: .1g Protein: 1.4g

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About Author

Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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