Chive & Thyme Herbal Dressing

A delightful, quick and simple herbal dressing made with fresh Chive & Thyme leaves & a touch of maple. A true food as medicine recipe.  If your chives and thyme are in flower, add the blossoms; they are lovely in this mix.

  • Serves makes 3/4 cup
  • Cooks in 0
  • Prep time 5 mins
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  • 4 tbsp chive leaves - fine chop
  • 2 tbsp thyme leaves - fine chop
  • 4 tbsp vinegar- apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp olive oil | orange juice
  • ½ tsp sea salt | dulse
  • 10 grinds black pepper - ¼ tsp.
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Chive & Thyme Herbal Dressing


ADD all ingredients to a mason jar, salad dressing bottle or bowl.


SHAKE well with the lid on or whisk until combined.


TASTE adjust to your liking.


STORE covered in the fridge; shake well before serving.


Serving Ideas
Hakurei Turnip & Rocket Salad
Pansy Salad
Shaved Asparagus Salad
Baby Green Salad
Spring Vegetable Salad
Great with any vegetables, grilled proteins, grains or salads.

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SWAP Maple syrup for honey if you wish.


FLOWERS – If your chives and thyme are in flower, add the blossoms; they are lovely in this mix.  Don’t use chive stems; they are tough & woody.


OIL-FREE you can make oil-free by using water instead of olive oil; the flavour and consistency will change.

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