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Oil-free Vegan Salad Dressings – The Vegan 8

The best collection of Oil-free Vegan Salad Dressings! From creamy classics to simple tahini dressing, using all whole foods and healthy ingredients, you will love each of these vegan dressing recipes all without any oil!

Who says you need oil to make a rich, classic, flavorful salad dressing? I can promise you don’t. I love all the classics like Ranch, Thousand Island, Creamy Italian, Caesar, etc. and I’ve created homemade plant-based oil-free salad dressings for all of them!

These are all huge reader favorites with tons of 5 star reviews, so if you haven’t tried them yet, here is a list of oil-free salad dressings to make your life healthier and easier!

If you are interested in more tips and tricks in oil-free cooking and baking, be sure to check out my How to Cook and Bake Without Oil post!

BEST VEGAN RANCH DRESSING

This really is the best vegan ranch dressing out there. All the reviews agree and with so many vegan versions out there relying on processed ingredients, oil or falling flat on flavor, you have to try this one and see for yourself. It tastes absolutely spot on!

Pitcher pouring vegan ranch dressing over a salad

Best Vegan Ranch Dressing (Oil-free)

Learn how to make the absolute BEST Vegan Ranch Dressing recipe that is dairy-free and oil-free! Perfect for healthy salads. Made with cashews, yogurt, vinegar and spices!

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EASY VEGAN NUT-FREE RANCH DRESSING

Yes, I have 2 ranch dressings. This version is nut-free!

carrot dipping into vegan ranch dressing

Healthy Vegan Ranch Dressing (Oil-free, No Mayo!)

This Easy and Healthy Vegan Ranch Dressing Recipe is so creamy, has a nut-free option made with sunflower seeds (or made with cashews) and is dairy-free, oil-free, soy-free and gluten-free! Just 8 easy ingredients.

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BEST VEGAN CAESAR DRESSING

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Best Vegan Caesar Dressing (No Mayo!)

This really is the best Vegan Caesar Dressing and is oil-free and uses no mayo, but totally plant-based! It is the perfect dressing for Caesar Salad and tastes incredibly authentic and made with just 5 main ingredients!

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NUT-FREE VEGAN CAESAR DRESSING

Vegan Caesar salad dressing oil-free on salad

Vegan Caesar Dressing (Oil-free)

An incredibly authentic tasting Vegan Caesar dressing that replaces egg yolks, anchovies and oils with delicious, buttery pine nuts, fresh lemon juice and nutritional yeast to impart the same traditional flavor. This is a dressing that you will feel good about eating.

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Vegan Caesar salad dressing oil-free on salad

VEGAN THOUSAND ISLAND DRESSING

This tastes so authentic, you will be shocked it is dairy-free and oil-free!

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Vegan Thousand Island Dressing (No Mayo!)

Learn how to make homemade dairy-free Vegan Thousand Island Dressing (No Mayo!) and oil-free! The perfectly sweet, tangy, bold, creamy and thick salad dressing for all of your salads or use as a dip for veggies!

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Pitcher pouring over vegan thousand island dressing on salad

OIL-FREE TAHINI GODDESS DRESSING

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Vegan Tahini Goddess Dressing (Oil-free)

Healthy Tahini Goddess Dressing that is vegan, oil-free, rich, creamy and downright delicious. All you need is a whisk and a small pot, you don’t even need a blender.

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SWEET AND SPICY TAHINI DRESSING

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Carrot Salad with Spicy Sweet Tahini Dressing

Healthy Spicy and Sweet Tahini Dressing that is oil-free, perfect for salads, veggies or even tacos. Made with healthy wholesome ingredients!

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VEGAN CREAMY ITALIAN DRESSING

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Vegan Oil-Free Creamy Italian Dressing

A delicious, homemade Vegan Creamy Italian Dressing that is dairy-free, oil-free and soy-free! So good you will never need store-bought again! Made with cashews, red wine vinegar and Italian dried herbs and ready in 5 minutes!

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CREAMY LEMON DRESSING

Easily one of my most popular sauce/dressing recipes on my entire blog, which is why I’ve included it here. It goes great on EVERYTHING, literally.

Vegan Oil-Free Corn Zucchini Fritters

These Vegan Oil-free Zucchini Fritters are not only oil-free, but baked, not fried and also gluten-free and just 8 easy ingredients and topped with a Creamy Lemon Pepper Sauce! 

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LEMON GINGER DRESSING

Easily one of my favorites I’ve ever created. It has ginger, turmeric, lemon juice and almond butter in it. It is absolutely incredible!

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Roasted Asparagus With Lemon Ginger Sauce

Roasted Asparagus with Lemon Ginger Sauce is the perfect side dish to any dinner! It’s ready in 20 minutes and is totally vegan & oil-free!

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Spoon drizzling lemon ginger sauce on top of baked asparagus

ALMOND BUTTER DRESSING

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Vegan Kale Salad with Almond Butter Dressing

An incredibly easy and delicious Vegan Kale Salad with protein rich white beans, that are high in fiber and plant-based protein. The Oil-free Almond Butter Dressing is lick-the-bowl delicious!

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Almond butter dressing pouring over kale salad

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