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Best Dressings for Healthy Salads



ORANGE DRESSING

Servings: 8 (serving size: 1 tbsp.):



What you need

2 tsp. dijon mustard

5 tbsp. orange juice

2 tbsp. sherry wine vinegar

1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil

1 tsp. frozen white grape juice concentrate

1 tsp. poppy seed

1 tsp. orange zest

1 pinch Bob's Red Mill Xantham Gum



How to make it

1. In a small bowl, whisk together the mustard, orange juice, vinegar, frozen white grape concentrate, and poppy seeds.

2. Whisk in the olive oil until incorporated and dressing has thickened. Mix in orange zest. Add water if too thick, or thicken with gum if too thin. Chill before serving.



What's in it

Calories: 27; Fat: 1.91g; Carbohydrates: 1.95g; Fiber: 0.06g; Protein: 0.07g



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AVOCADO DRESSING

Servings: 8 (serving size: 2 tbsp.)



What you need

1/2 cup plain lowfat yogurt

1/4 cup avocado, halved and pitted

2 tbsp. lime juice

1 tbsp. vegetable broth

1/4 tsp. jalapeno chile, halved lengthwise and seeded



How to make it

1. Add all ingredients together and blend.

2. Keep chilled.



What's in it

Calories: 19; Fat: 0.85g; Carbohydrates: 2.05g; Fiber: 0.33g; Protein: 0.99g


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MISO VINAIGRETTE DRESSING

Servings: 8 (serving size: 2 tbsp.)



What you need

1 tbsp. miso

1 tsp. fresh ginger, grated

1/3 cup unseasoned rice vinegar

1/3 cup water

3 oz. extra firm lite tofu

1 tbsp. canola oil

1 tsp. sesame oil

1/4 tsp. white pepper

How to make it

1. Put water, miso and tofu in a blender carafe or the work bowl of a food processor. With the blender running, add the soy sauce, ginger and white pepper. Process until tofu is smooth.

2. Slowly drizzle in the oils. Taste and season to correct balance.

3. Add more water if necessary to thin down the mixture.



What's in it
Calories: 29; Fat: 2.54g; Carbohydrates: 0.77g; Fiber: 0.14g; Protein: 1.01g


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