Ezra Cohen Montreal’s Nut Butter Salad Dressing: Simple Recipe for Creamy Hazelnut Vinaigrette

You probably already know about the versatility of nut butters as spreads and smoothie toppings, but if you’ve been wondering what to do with hazelnut butter other than spreading it on toast or eating it with a spoon, this healthy, creamy hazelnut vinaigrette will awaken your senses to the world of nut butter salad dressing.

This simple but flavorful vinaigrette is perfect for topping steamed vegetables such as asparagus, broccoli, and cauliflower, and it adds a sweet and savory flavor to a seasonal fall salad.

This recipe is a great way to use Bassé’s all-natural Hazelnut Butter from Ezra Cohen Montreal. Made with dry roasted hazelnuts and with no added sugar, salt, preservatives, or hydrogenated oils, this silky-smooth nut butter makes the perfect base for this delectable and creamy hazelnut salad dressing.

Creamy Vinaigrette Hazelnut Dressing Ingredient List:

The key to this dressing, and what truly gives it the smooth creaminess that sets it apart from other hazelnut salad dressings, is the organic hazelnut butter from Ezra Cohen. With that as the tasty, all-natural base, the olive oil, white wine vinegar, and Dijon mustard combine to give the dressing its traditional vinaigrette appeal. Depending on your personal preference, squeeze in either an orange or lemon for extra bursts of flavor.


  • ½ cup Bassé’s all-natural Hazelnut Butter
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 orange or lemon, juiced
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste


Step 1: Whisk together hazelnut butter, olive oil, Dijon mustard, and white wine vinegar.
Step 2: Stir in garlic, salt, pepper, and lemon or orange juice.
Step 3: Lightly drizzle dressing over salad and toss.

We hope you enjoy this delicious, creamy hazelnut vinaigrette salad dressing recipe! Browse through Ezra Cohen Montreal’s various nut butters to discover more options for nut butter dressing, or contact us today for any questions or comments.

Written by Ezra Cohen
Ezra Cohen, food aficionado and entrepreneur created his own line of nut butter. Always curious about new ways to consume nut butter, he shares all his new recipes on this blog! Don't hesitate to comment with your own tips and share online!