Creamy Pineapple Salad Dressing

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Have you tried a fruity dressing before? Well, now’s your chance! Add a twist to your salads with our creamy pineapple salad dressing. It’s a delightful mix of sweet, savory, and refreshing.

You can have a lot of fun with salad dressings! There are probably over hundreds of possible combinations. 

For our creamy pineapple salad dressing, we decided on a Caribbean-inspired flavor profile.

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Imagine a medley of sweet pineapple, fresh lime, smooth yogurt, and flavorful spices. That’s our dressing! We really wanted to capture those tropical notes. Go ahead and try it out for yourself.

You can use our creamy pineapple salad dressing on our Mexican buddha bowl or quinoa veggie bowl.

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Recipe highlights

  • Sweet, fresh, and savory!
  • Caribbean-inspired
  • Creamy dressing for salads and bowls
  • Easy to make
  • Simple ingredients

To make our creamy pineapple salad dressing, you’ll need a bowl and measuring utensils.

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Ingredients needed

  • Soy yogurt — a creamy base for the dressing. You could use coconut yogurt as well.  
  • Pineapple juice — adds some sweetness
  • Lime juice — for that fresh zestiness!
  • Olive oil — adds a little richness
  • Thyme, cumin, paprika, salt, cayenne — our Caribbean seasonings.

For exact measurements and customizations, scroll below!

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How to make this pineapple salad dressing

  1. Add all ingredients to a bowl and whisk to combine.
  2. Taste and adjust as needed. Add more lime juice for acidity, pineapple juice for sweetness, etc. 
  3. Drizzle over your salad or bowl of your choice!
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Storage 

Store our creamy pineapple salad dressing in an airtight container in the fridge for 3-4 days. We do not recommend freezing.

Customizations and serving suggestions

Here are some customizations while trying to maintain that Caribbean flavor!

Swaps

  • Swap pineapple juice with mandarin juice
  • Swap soy yogurt with coconut yogurt

Caribbean seasonings 

Add these in moderation and taste as you go.

  • Ginger
  • Cinnamon
  • Nutmeg
  • Allspice 
  • Garlic

Enjoy our creamy pineapple salad dressing on our Caribbean salad! It’s also delicious on grain bowls with veggies like bell peppers, corn, and onions.  

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FAQs & tips

Canned or fresh pineapple juice?

Whichever is more accessible! We use canned juice since we’re using canned pineapples in the Caribbean salad. 

How long does this last in the fridge? 

3-4 days in an airtight container. 

Can I add other seasonings to the dressing?

Yes, you can! Other Caribbean seasonings you can add are ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, and garlic. Make sure to add in very small amounts and taste as you go.

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Creamy Pineapple Salad Dressing

Yield: 2 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Have you tried a fruity dressing before? Well, now’s your chance! Add a twist to your salads with our creamy pineapple salad dressing. It’s a delightful mix of sweet, savory, and refreshing. 

Ingredients

  • ⅓ cup soy yogurt (80 g)
  • ½ cup pineapple juice (118 ml)
  • ⅓ cup lime juice (75 ml)
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp salt
  • Dash cayenne

Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients to a bowl and whisk to combine.
  2. Taste and adjust as needed. Add more lime juice for acidity, pineapple juice for sweetness, etc. 
  3. Drizzle over your salad or bowl of your choice!

Notes

  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge for 3-4 days
  • See our customization section for extra seasoning ideas

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 2 Serving Size: ½ recipe
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 202Total Fat: 14gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 591mgCarbohydrates: 19gFiber: 1gSugar: 12gProtein: 1g

Nutrition information is a rough estimate calculated automatically, their accuracy is not guaranteed.

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About Alena Handwritten FontAlena Schowalter is a Certified Vegan Nutritionist who has been a vegetarian since childhood and vegan since 2012. Together with her husband, she founded nutriciously in 2015 and has been guiding thousands of people through different transition stages towards a healthy plant-based diet. She’s received training in the fields of nutrition, music therapy and social work. Alena enjoys discussions around vegan ethics, walks through nature and creating new recipes.

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