Ginger Citrus Salad Dressing

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Dietary Interest:: vegetarian, gluten-free, low cholesterol

Ginger Citrus Salad Dressing

Yield:

2 c (480 ml)

Total Time:

16 Minutes

Print:

8.5x11

Difficulty:

Intermediate

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Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) white wine vinegar
  • 1 orange, peeled, halved
  • 1 lemon, peeled, halved
  • 1 lime, peeled, halved
  • 1 scallion, halved or 1 Tablespoon chopped
  • 1 teaspoon whole grain mustard
  • 1/2-inch x 1/2 inch (13 cm x 13 cm ) piece fresh ginger root or 1 teaspoon Ginger Paste (See Recipe)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) olive oil
  • 1/2 cup (120 ml) peanut oil
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1 Tablespoon honey
  • 1/4 cup (15 g) fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon fresh cilantro

Directions

  1. Place vinegar, orange, lemon, lime, onion, mustard, fresh ginger, and salt into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  4. Blend for 30 seconds.
  5. Remove the lid plug and slowly add oils in a thin stream through the lid plug opening until emulsified.
  6. Reduce speed to Variable 4 and add parsley and cilantro.
  7. Blend for 1 minute until smooth.

Multi-purpose sauce that can be sued as a salad dressing or marinade.

This recipe has been written for the Vitamix 5200 with Standard 64-ounce container. If you are using a different Vitamix machine or container size, you may need to make adjustments to the Variable Speed, processing time, and/or ingredient quantities.

Nutritional Facts

Servings Size 2 Tablespoons (30 ml)

Amount Per Serving

 
Calories 101
Total Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 149 mg
Total Carbohydrate 3 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Sugars 2 g
Protein 0 g