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    Default Salads with no vinegar or mayo.....

    Please help, I am trying to finalise my christmas arvo menu and I am searching for some spectacular recipes for salads that have no vinegar or mayo as DH will not eat either.....


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    We do a salad with lettuce, cucumber, tomato, spring onion, kidney beans, celery, cheese, crushed original doritos with a dressing of sour cream. It is so, so, so yummy!

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    OOps add sour cream to the list of what he doesn't eat lol

    The rest sounds really yummy, maybe I could do a guacamole dressing.....

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    You could just do olive oil, lemon juice and Dijon mustard dressing over any type of salad?

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    Try orange juice!

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    What about Asian style salads with sesame oil, lime juice, soy, etc
    Or balsamic and olive oil with a touch of dijon?

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    Love the asian sounding one might have to google that....

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    What about pesto? I often use pesto as a salad dressing/base - you could do a pasta salad, a noodle salad, a potato salad - and add a jar (or homemade if you have time) of pesto.

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    Any acidic base can replace vinegar- orange, lemon, lime juice

    Not sure what you could use to replace mayo though..

    I have a nice Thai beef recipe that has an awesome dressing if you want?

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    If you're doing a potato salad/pasta salad/etc I'd just use a pesto rather than the white sauces they usually use (sour cream, mayo, etc). They go nicely in these dishes. Can make your own, or purchase...

    For a leaf-based salad, you just need to use some sort acid to get it working - instead of vinegar, some sort of citrus would be good. I prefer lime.

    Just had a quick look on Taste to find some dressings that might suit...

    http://www.taste.com.au/recipes/2374...chive+dressing
    http://www.taste.com.au/recipes/429/orange+soy+dressing
    http://www.taste.com.au/recipes/2538...lemon+dressing


 

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