Carrot Ginger Miso Dressing

Author Notes: Spicy ginger, sweet golden-hued carrot, plenty of umami, and the perfect amount of heat all combined in one sunny and bright dressing.Sarah | Wisconsin from Scratch

Makes: 1 cup


  • 2 small carrots, scrubbed and roughly chopped (about 1/2 cup)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh ginger root, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1 small shallot, roughly chopped
  • 1 red chile, seeded and roughly chopped (optional)
  • 4 teaspoons miso paste
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/4 cup canola or other neutral oil
In This Recipe


  1. Combine all ingredients except canola oil in a food processor. Process until a smooth consistency is achieved, about one minute.
  2. With processor running, pour in the canola oil in a thin stream until it is all incorporated into the dressing. Store dressing in the refrigerator - dressing will keep up to 1 week.

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