It's enticing to purchase ready-made salad dressings. It's certainly convenient, but jarred dressings often are high in calories, full of additives and are expensive. Keep it off by learning to make your own low-fat dressings. It's healthier, cheaper and tastier.
Episode: Keep It Off
Low-Fat Tomato Basil Dressing
Total:
5 min
Active:
5 min
Yield:
2/3 cup
Level:
Easy

Nutrition Info

Total:
5 min
Active:
5 min
Yield:
2/3 cup
Level:
Easy

Nutrition Info

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup tomato-vegetable juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper

Directions

In a bowl, with a wire whisk or fork, mix the juice, basil, oil, vinegar, mustard, sugar salt and pepper until well blended (or combine the ingredients in a jar with a tight-fitting lid and shake to blend). If not using right away, cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days. 

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