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Sesame Ginger Dressing

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5 from 3 votes

This vegan and oil-free Sesame Ginger Dressing is sweet, nutty and bursting with flavor, and is ready to enjoy in only 6 minutes!

Sesame Ginger Dressing on a salad with a fork

At this point in my life, I feel making and enjoying homemade salad dressing is one of my favorite simple pleasures. After all, when you make dressings yourself, your salads taste fresher, you have control over the ingredients, and, you have bragging rights to tell everyone that you made the salad dressing from scratch! (I keep telling my four-year-old twin boys but they don’t seem to care.)

Whether or not you’ve ever made your own salad dressing, this Sesame Ginger Dressing is definitely one you should try – it’s so good and SO easy!

Why this Recipe Works:

  • This dressing’s incredible flavor goes marvelously with so many salad toppings, and it has a magical way of taking every salad to the next level of deliciousness.
  • You can rest easy knowing that this dressing is oil-free AND it’s insanely easy to make.

What goes well with this salad dressing?

  • This dressing goes best with ingredients such as a fresh and crunchy spring mix, mandarin oranges, slivered almonds, cucumbers, shredded carrots, snap peas, edamame, and all types of peppers. As I mentioned before, however, this dressing goes well with SO many different ingredients.

Looking for other salad dressing recipes? Then you have to try my:

How to Make Sesame Ginger Dressing:

1. Pour all of the ingredients into a mason jar or bowl, and then shake or stir to combine. That’s it!

Close up of Sesame Ginger Dressing on a salad

I hope you adore this dressing recipe as much as I do.

Top Tips for Making Sesame Ginger Dressing:

  • Have leftovers? Store in a mason jar or other airtight container in the refrigerator. It keeps for about two weeks.
  • This dressing also goes well drizzled over roasted vegetables or stir fries.

Did you try this recipe? Please give it a star rating and let me know what you think in the comments below. Your feedback is very helpful! Thanks in advance.

Sesame Ginger Dressing

This sweet, nutty and creamy dressing is bursting with flavor, and, incredibly easy to make!
5 from 3 votes
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Course: Appetizer, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: plant based, vegan
Keyword: Oil free dressing, Tahini
Prep Time: 6 minutes
Total Time: 6 minutes
Servings: 6


  • 1/2 cup Rice Vinegar (not the seasoned type)
  • 2 1/2 Tb. Tahini
  • 1 1/2 Tb. Dijon Mustard
  • 3 Tb. Maple Syrup
  • 2 tsp. Soy Sauce or Tamari
  • 2 tsp. Dried Ginger


  • Simply add all of the ingredients to a mason jar or bowl.
  • Shake or stir well to combine.


  • Have leftovers? Store in a mason jar or other airtight container in the refrigerator. It keeps for about two weeks.
  • This dressing also goes well drizzled over roasted vegetables or stir fries.
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I can’t wait to try this dressing! I would really like the ingredients for the salad you’re showing with this recip
e cuz it’s making me REALLY hungry!


Audrey Dunham

It’s all a fantastic combo! Hope you love it as much as we do.


Cheryle Brown

I’ve had this recipe saved since you posted it. It’s now in the frig getting cool for a chef salad I’m going to fix tonight. The flavors are amazing. I did add some monk fruit sweetener to taste. Thanks for this great new addition for my salads.


Audrey Dunham

So glad you like it! I’m actually planning on making more today myself.
Thanks for taking the time to comment!


Cheryle Brown

I hope my original post didn’t go through. No wonder I added monk fruit. As I was putting away my ingredients, there sat the maple syrup unopened. Duh.


Jan B

5 stars
Great recipe I added a tablespoon of chunky peanut butter


Audrey Dunham

Great idea!


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