Gluten Free, Sauces

Four Gluten Free Dressings

Four Gluten Free Dressings | The Mother Cooker

Often with an intolerance, you find yourself reading all of the small ingredients for hidden worries and in nowhere is that more apparent than in sauces and dressings. So I thought I would share four completely gluten free recipes, so you can dress your salad or sandwich without worry. From a cheats Caesar dressing to a punchy green piri-piri, barbecue season just looked a little brighter. All of these take around five minutes to prep and you’ll more than likely have most of the things in your store cupboard.

  • Honey Mustard
  • Crush 1 small garlic clove into a paste with 1 and a half tsp of sea salt flakes. Whisk in 2 tbsp of wholegrain mustard, 1 tbsp of clear honey and 1 tbsp of cider vinegar. Then add 5 tbsp cold pressed rapeseed oil one at a time, whisking each time to create a smooth sauce. Keeps for a week in a jar, shake before use.
  • French Dressing
  • Crush 1 garlic clove into a paste with 1 tsp sea salt flakes. Whisk in 2 tsp Dijon mustard, then 1 and a half tbsp of white wine vinegar. Add 8 tbsp of extra-virgin olive oil one at a time, whisking between each one to make a smooth dressing, season. Keeps for a week in a jar, shake before use.
  • Cheats Caesar
  • Grab a jug, add 150ml buttermilk, 3 tbsp mayonnaise, 25g grated Parmesan, 2 tsp fish sauce, 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice, half tsp of Worcestershire sauce, 1 crushed garlic clove and generous amounts of freshly cracked black pepper. Keeps for a week in a jar, shake before use.
  • Green Piri-Piri
  • Grab a small handful of basil leaves, a small handful of parsley leaves, chop 1 jalapeno, 2 spring onions including green stems, half a clove of garlic and add to a mini blender with 1 tbsp sherry vinegar and half tsp of caster sugar. Blitz to blend to a smooth paste. Keeps for 1-2 days in a jar.