Low-Fat Tomato Basil Dressing

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.

Recipe courtesy of Drop 5 Lbs with Good Housekeeping
Show: Drop 5 Lbs with Good Housekeeping Episode: Keep It Off
TOTAL TIME: 5 min
Prep: 5 min
Inactive Prep: --
Cook: --
 
YIELD: 2/3 cup
LEVEL: Easy

ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
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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.

Nutritional information per 2-tablespoon serving: calories 30; total fat 2 g, saturated fat 0, cholesterol 0, sodium 170 mg, total carbohydrate 2 g, dietary fiber 0, sugars --, protein 0, calcium -
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