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HOW TO MAKE YOGURT SALAD DRESSING AT HOME

How To Make Yogurt Salad Dressing At Home

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This yogurt salad dressing is not only good for green salads, but great to pour over cold pasta or stir into a zesty potato salad for a unique, cultured flavor.


10 minutes

10 minutes

3 Servings



INGREDIENTS AND EQUIPMENT AVAILABLE AT CULTURES FOR HEALTH

Greek Yogurt Starter Culture

Yogurt Greek Yogurt Starter Culture

Greek Yogurt Starter Culture

$14.99

There’s a reason Greek Yogurt is one of our most popular products! Make tangy, rich, and delicious yogurt at home for a fraction of the cost of store-bought. 

Using a starter culture allows you to control the ingredients, making your Greek Yogurt much healthier.

The Greek Yogurt Starter is an heirloom culture - meaning you'll make endless delicious yogurt all from one starter!


Viili Finnish Yogurt Starter

Yogurt Viili Yogurt Starter Culture

Heirloom Viili Finnish Yogurt Starter

$11.99

Viili yogurt, a Finnish yogurt variety, is very mild and creamy, with a fairly thick consistency. Viili is a versatile favorite that’s perfect on its own or in any yogurt recipe.

Just add your viili starter to cold milk and let it sit a room temperature for 12-24 hours. The resulting viili yogurt is not only delicious and full of probiotic goodness, but it serves as its own villi yogurt starter for your next batch of Finnish yogurt!


Filmjölk Swedish Yogurt Starter


Matsoni Yogurt Starter Culture

Yogurt Matsoni Yogurt Starter Culture

Heirloom Matsoni Yogurt Starter Culture

$11.99

Matsoni Yogurt, also known as Caspian Sea Yogurt, is from The Republic of Georgia. Our matsoni yogurt starter has a thin, custard-like texture with notes of honey. Caspian Sea yogurt starter is a popular choice for frozen yogurt.

Piima Yogurt Culture

Yogurt Piima Yogurt Starter Culture

Heirloom Piima Yogurt Starter Culture

$11.99

Piimä, a Scandinavian yogurt variety, is very thin and drinkable with a mild flavor. Culture it with cream instead of milk to make a tasty sour cream-like topping.

Bulgarian Yogurt Starter Culture

Yogurt Bulgarian Yogurt Starter Culture

Bulgarian Yogurt Starter Culture

$14.99

Bulgarian yogurt is one of the most popular yogurt varieties - and making it at home gives you control over the ingredients, making it much healthier. 

Our Bulgarian starter produces a delicious, rich and creamy homemade yogurt.

The Bulgarian culture is an heirloom culture - meaning you'll make endless delicious Bulgarian yogurt all from one starter! 



Kosher Yogurt Starter


Kosher Yogurt Starter: Mild Flavor

Yogurt Kosher Yogurt Starter: Mild Flavor

Kosher Yogurt Starter: Mild Flavor

$16.99

This direct-set, certified kosher starter culture makes thick, creamy, mild yogurt. Perfect for making big batches when you like - just freeze the remaining starter for later.


Heirloom Yogurt Starter Cultures

Yogurt Heirloom Yogurt Starter Cultures

Heirloom Yogurt Starter Culture

$17.99

Our Heirloom Yogurt Starter Variety Pack is perfect for beginners! It doesn't require the use of a yogurt maker and can culture right on your countertop - just add milk. 

For this variety pack, we’ve carefully collected three of our favorite Scandinavian yogurt strains - simple, rich, drinkable Piima; mild, creamy Viili; and honey-scented Matsoni.

Try them all and find what you like best!


Traditional Flavor Yogurt Starter Culture

Yogurt Traditional Flavor Yogurt Starter Culture

Traditional Flavor Yogurt Starter Culture

$14.99

Our Traditional Yogurt Starter is a pleasantly tangy direct-set yogurt starter that is easy to use. Make yogurt when you need to and freeze the remaining packets for later. With no starter to maintain this culture, it is a great choice for beginners.


Mild Flavor Yogurt Starter

Yogurt Mild Flavor Yogurt Starter Culture

Mild Flavor Yogurt Starter

$14.99

Get all the probiotic benefits of yogurt without the tart flavor with this creamy, mild, starter culture. Each single-use packet makes 1-2 quarts of our most kid-friendly yogurt.






 

INGREDIENTS FOR YOUR HOMEMADE YOGURT DRESSING FOR SALAD RECIPE: 

  • 1 cupyogurt
  • 2 Tbsp. warm honey
  • 2 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • Freshly ground black pepper and salt to taste

INSTRUCTIONS IN CREATING YOUR YOGURT SALAD DRESSING: 

  1. Shake together the yogurt, honey, and vinegar in a pint jar.
  2. Add the lemon juice and shake vigorously.
  3. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Chill 1-2 hours before serving. Shake well before use.

Did you know that you can create a version of this dressing using Greek yogurt? Simply replace the regular yogurt in the recipe with Greek yogurt to create a rich and creamy Greek yogurt salad dressing. The slightly tangy and thicker consistency of Greek yogurt makes a wonderful base for dressings that really sticks to your greens, providing you with a healthy and delightful twist to the usual recipe.

GET THE GUIDE TO MAKING YOUR HOMEMADE YOGURT DRESSING RECIPE

One of our most popular resources is our Yogurt Guide and Recipe Book. This guide includes recipes for all kinds of yogurt dressings for salad, as well as tips on how to make your homemade yogurt. Download our Yogurt Guide and Recipe Book to make your own delicious yogurt salad dressings today!

 

download our yogurt guide and recipe book

An important point to note when making your own yogurt dressing–always use fresh, live yogurt cultures. Fresh yogurt contains the probiotics that not only add to the health benefits of your dressing but also contribute to the overall taste and consistency. At Cultures for Health, we offer an extensive range of live yogurt cultures and other supplies to ensure you can create delicious and healthy dressings right at home. So, not only are you assured of a fresh and delightful taste, but you also get to enjoy the nutritional benefits of homemade yogurt dressing.

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