Maple Pumpkin Autumn Salad Dressing Recipe

Maple Pumpkin Salad Dressing is the best autumn salad dressing recipe! Nothing says fall like pumpkin, and a bit of maple adds a rich flavor to it. This homemade salad dressing goes with all of your fall salad ideas, and it’s the perfect kale salad dressing!

Maple Pumpkin Autumn Salad Dressing Recipe

Maple Pumpkin Salad Dressing

This Maple Pumpkin Autumn Salad Dressing recipe just screams fall. The mixture of pumpkin and maple is perfect for any salad you make this fall season!

Autumn is all about the pumpkin for me! We’ve got the pumpkin pie, the pumpkin bread, the pumpkin soup, and the pumpkin mac and cheese. Now let’s add the flavor of the season into salad. This Maple Pumpkin Salad Dressing recipe is just perfect for the season, and it complements all of your fall salad ideas.

This autumn salad dressing is a blend of pumpkin puree, maple syrup, and cider vinegar, with an olive oil base and a few more things added in for a kick. It’s a pretty flavorful dressing with just the right amount of sweetness from the maple syrup. It makes a great kale salad dressing, and it mixes well with other flavors. I’m kind of obsessed with this stuff actually, and I can’t wait to try it on different types of salads!

Make a batch of this homemade salad dressing recipe, and try it out with your favorite mix of greens and salad toppings. It’s sure to make the best autumn salad!

This Maple Pumpkin Salad Dressing recipe makes the perfect autumn salad dressing. A mix of pumpkin and maple just screams FALL IS HERE!

 

Maple Pumpkin Salad Dressing next to a bowl of Kale Salad

A jar of maple pumpkin salad dressing

Homemade Autumn Salad Dressing Recipe

I really enjoy making homemade salad dressings. I’ve made a Poppy Seed Dressing recipe, a Homemade Honey Mustard Dressing, and Homemade Ranch Dressing. They’re so easy to make, and they taste so much better when they’re made at home. You can create so many different types of salad dressings, and you can always have the perfect one for the salad you’re about to make. Way better than having to use the same dressing on every salad just because you bought a whole bottle of it.

This maple pumpkin dressing is the PERFECT autumn salad dressing recipe. I mean, what says fall better than pumpkin? Nothing! It tastes soooo good on this fried goat cheese and kale salad recipe!

Maple Pumpkin Salad Dressing Ingredients:

  • Pumpkin Puree
  • Maple Syrup
  • Cider Vinegar
  • Dijon Mustard
  • Garlic
  • Pumpkin Pie Spice
  • Olive Oil
  • Red Pepper Flakes
  • Herbes de Provence (or Fresh Thyme Leaves)

A jar of maple pumpkin kale salad dressing next to mini pumpkins

Autumn salad made with kale, apple slices, onions, fried goat cheese, and maple pumpkin salad dressing

How to Make Maple Pumpkin Salad Dressing

This homemade salad dressing recipe is super easy. In less than 10 minutes, you can have this maple pumpkin dressing ready to use. All you have to do is combine your ingredients in a blender and puree, while slowly adding in the olive oil. So simple!

Store this autumn salad dressing in a container with lid, and it will keep in the refrigerator up to 1 week. Remember to shake well before each use.

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A jar of homemade salad dressing

Maple Pumpkin Salad Dressing is definitely my go-to for the season. This autumn salad dressing is just so delicious! Try it out with your own fall salad ideas and let me know your favorite combinations!

See the recipe card below for details on how to make Maple Pumpkin Salad Dressing. Enjoy!

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Maple Pumpkin Salad Dressing is the best autumn salad dressing recipe! Nothing says fall like pumpkin, and a bit of maple adds a rich flavor to it. This homemade salad dressing goes with all of your fall salad ideas, and it's the perfect kale salad dressing!
Maple Pumpkin Autumn Salad Dressing Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins
 
Maple Pumpkin Salad Dressing is the best autumn salad dressing recipe! Nothing says fall like pumpkin, and a bit of maple adds a rich flavor to it. This homemade salad dressing goes with all of your fall salad ideas, and it's the perfect kale salad dressing!
Course: dressing
Cuisine: American
Keyword: maple dressing, Pumpkin Dressing, salad dressing
Servings: 16
Calories: 33 kcal
Author: Becky Hardin
Ingredients
  • 1 cup 100% pure pumpkin purée
  • ½ cup cider vinegar
  • ¼ cup pure maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • ¾ teaspoon fine sea salt or kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice see recipe
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • ¾ teaspoon herbes de Provence or 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 cup good olive oil
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients, except the oil, in a blender and process on purée until well blended.
  2. With the blender on low, drizzle in the oil and process until the dressing is homogenous.
  3. Pour into a lidded, glass container and refrigerate until ready to use. Stir or shake well before each use.
  4. The dressing will keep up to 7 days.
  5. Enjoy!

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Nutrition Facts
Maple Pumpkin Autumn Salad Dressing Recipe
Amount Per Serving (2 tablespoons)
Calories 33 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 2%
Sodium 5mg 0%
Potassium 48mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 4g 1%
Sugars 3g
Vitamin A 47.8%
Vitamin C 0.9%
Calcium 0.9%
Iron 1.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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