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.
  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 5 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Yield: 2/3 cup
  • Nutrition Info
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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


  1. 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.