Lactose-Free Creamy Beet Salad Dressing Recipe

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Vegetables are no longer relegated to being a mundane side dish in a meal, but rather have become strong solo statements in a meal by their own merit.

Beets are no exception, with an earthy sweet flavor that sings on its own. Using this taste to create a thick and creamy dressing without cream is a new twist on an old root.

Lactose-Free Creamy Beet Salad Dressing-sm
Yield: 4 servings

Lactose-Free Creamy Beet Salad Dressing

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

The earthy sweet flavor of beets used in a thick and creamy dressing without cream puts a new twist on an old root.


  • 2 large beets, cooked and peeled
  • 1/8 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 tsp coarse ground black pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely minced
  • 1/8 cup honey


  1. Blend all ingredients in a blender until smooth and fluffy, about 1 minute on high.
  2. Refrigerate until using. Drizzle on salad right before serving.

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 104Total Fat 7gSaturated Fat 1gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 5gCholesterol 0mgSodium 54mgCarbohydrates 12gFiber 1gSugar 10gProtein 1g

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  • Samantha Lowe

    Based in Kingston, Canada, Samantha Lowe has been writing for publication since 2006. She records her culinary and globe-trotting experiences online at A love of photography and cooking fuels this writing, with the end result usually enticing friends and acquaintances to 'loosen their belts'.

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