Creamy dressing in a bowl with a spoon and ingredients around it.

5-Ingredient Creamy Salad Dressing

  • Author: Maggie
  • Prep Time: 3 minutes
  • Total Time: 3 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


This creamy salad dressing is creamy and tangy with a touch of sweet. With just 5-ingredients, its smooth texture will dress your food with flavor and get into every nook and cranny. 



1/2 lemon, juiced (~ 2 tbsp)

1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

1/2 tbsp honey

1/2 shallot, diced or roughly chopped

3/4 tbsp dijon mustard

optional: 1/4 tsp salt and freshly cracked black pepper


  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl or the bottom of an immersion blender or blender cup. Pulse until smooth. 
  2. If not using a blender, whisk ingredients in a bowl to emulsify. 


Store in refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.

  • Category: dressing, sauce, salad
  • Method: blend
  • Cuisine: Greek

Keywords: creamy salad dressing, creamy homemade dressing, easy salad dressing, 5-ingredient dressing, salad dressing, shallot salad dressing

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