Most salad dressings are a combination of 3 parts oil to 1-2 parts acid (such as a vinegar), but this one adds tahini (sesame butter) and miso (fermented soybean paste) to the traditional oil/acid combination to take homemade salad dressing to the next level.
Learn another way to use miso paste and make a homemade salad dressing.
Microplane grater, garlic press or Chef’s knife and cutting board (for the garlic)
- 1 tsp orange zest
- Juice of 1 orange (about ¼ cup)
- 2 Tbsp white or yellow miso paste
- 1 Tbsp real maple syrup
- 2 Tbsp tahini paste
- 1 Tbsp olive oil
- 1 tsp toasted sesame oil
- 1 Tbsp unseasoned rice wine vinegar
- ½ tsp salt
- ½ tsp black pepper
- 1 clove garlic, peeled and grated (or 1 tsp chopped garlic)
- In a medium bowl, whisk together all the ingredients. If necessary, thin the dressing with additional orange juice.