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Raspberry Dressing

recipe ingredients 1/4 cup raspberry vinegar 2 tsp. lime juice 4 tsp. Dijon mustard 1 Tbsp. sugar recipe directions Combine all ingredients in a small jar. Serve with salad of choice.

Green Onion Salad Dressing

recipe ingredients 1/2 cup coarsely chopped green onions (8 medium) 1/4 cup light Miracle Whip 1 Tbsp. white-wine vinegar or white vinegar 1 Tbsp. Dijon-style mustard 1/4 tsp. pepper 1 clove garlic, halved 1 8-ounce carton plain low-fat yogurt recipe directions Combine the green onions, Miracle Whip, vinegar, Dijon-style mustard, garlic, and pepper in a […]

Zucchini Relish

recipe ingredients 1 cup finelly chopped zucchini 1 cup finely chopped tomato 1 clove garlic, minced 2 tsp. olive oil 1 tsp. balsamic vinegar salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste recipe directions Combine all ingredients and chill well. Makes about 8 servings of 1/4 cup each. Serve with grilled fish or chicken, use on […]

Ginger and Garlic Sauce

recipe ingredients 1 1/2 tsp. canola oil 3 tsp. loose green tea 2 tsp. minced ginger 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 1/2 green onions, minced (green part only) 4 1/2 Tbsp. low sodium soy sauce 3 Tbsp. soy milk 3 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice 3 Tbsp. rice vinegar 1 1/2 tsp. sesame oil recipe directions […]

Chipotle Citrus Marinade

recipe ingredients 1 cup orange juice 1/4 cup lime juice 5 canned chipotle peppers, minced, plus 1 Tbsp. juice 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp. grated orange zest 2 tsp. dried oregano 1 tsp. cumin seeds 2 Tbsp. wine vinegar 1/2 tsp. each salt and fresh ground black pepper recipe directions Combine the orange juice […]

Tomato Chayote Relish

recipe ingredients 1 chayote squash 1/4 cup tomatoes, chopped fine 1/4 cup red onion, chopped fine 2 tsp. dill, chopped 3/4 tsp. salt freshly ground black pepper to taste recipe directions Simmer chayote in a pot of water until tender, 35 to 45 minutes. Peel, seed and cut into 1/4 inch dice. Combine chayote with […]

Chive Dressing

recipe ingredients 1/2 tsp. grated garlic 2 cups nonfat plain yogurt 1 cup nonfat cottage cheese 1/2 cup minced chives 4 scallions, white part and 1 inch of greens, chopped 1 tsp. dijon mustard 2 tbsp. fresh lemon juice 1 tbsp. honey 1 tsp. low sodium soy sauce recipe directions Combine garlic, yogurt and cottage […]

Creamy Cilantro Dressing

recipe ingredients 1/2 cup nonfat buttermilk 2 Tbsp. thinly sliced green onion 2 Tbsp. nonfat sour cream 1 Tbsp. snipped fresh cilantro 1 Tbsp. dijon-style mustard. recipe directions Combine all ingredients in a small bowl. Store in refrigerator up to one week. Makes about 2/3 cup, or about 11 one tablespoon servings.

Cucumber Lime Salad Dressing

recipe ingredients 2/3 cup nonfat plain yogurt 1/3 cup peeled, seeded, and chopped cucumber 2 Tbsp. sliced green onion 2 Tbsp. low-fat 1-percent milk 1 Tbsp. fresh lime juice 1 Tbsp. light mayonnaise 3/4 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. minced garlic Pinch sugar recipe directions Combine all ingredients in a small bowl; chill. Keeps up to […]

French Dressing

recipe ingredients 3/4 cup tomato juice 2 Tbsp. olive oil 1 Tbsp. cider vinegar or wine vinegar 1 tsp. dijon mustard 1 tsp. sugar 1 clove garlic, peeled and crushed 1 1/2 tsp. chopped fresh thyme or 1/2 tsp. dried thyme 1/2 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. fresh ground pepper recipe directions Combine all ingredients in […]

Gazpacho Salad Dressing

recipe ingredients 1/2 cup reduced calorie chili sauce 1/3 cup V-8 juice 2 Tbsp. red wine vinegar 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil 1 Tbsp. lime juice 1 tsp. sugar 1/4 tsp. salt 1/8 tsp. hot sauce 1/4 cup peeled, seeded and chopped cucumber 1/4 cup seeded, chopped tomato recipe directions Combine first 8 ingredients in a […]

House Dressing

recipe ingredients 2/3 cup low sodium V-8 juice 3 Tbsp. nonfat buttermilk 2 Tbsp. low fat mayonnaise 1 1/2 tsp. salt free lemon pepper seasoning recipe directions Combine all ingredients well and chill overnight.

Parmesan-Pepper Dressing

recipe ingredients 1/3 cup nonfat buttermilk 1/3 cup nonfat cottage cheese 1/3 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese 4 tsp. white wine vinegar 1 small clove garlic, minced 1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper recipe directions Combine everything except pepper in food processor and blend until smooth. Stir in pepper. Dressing is best if used within […]

Pineapple Dressing

recipe ingredients 1/2 cup pineapple lowfat yogurt 3 Tbsp. frozen pineapple juice concentrate, thawed 1 Tbsp. nonfat mayonnaise dash of ground nutmeg recipe directions Combine all ingredients well; chill.. Serve with fresh fruit salad.

Roasted Yellow Pepper-and-Basil Vinaigrette

recipe ingredients 1 lb. yellow bell peppers, roasted and peeled 1/3 c. white wine vinegar 2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 1 1/2 tsp. dijon mustard 1/2 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. sugar 1/8 tsp. pepper 1 garlic clove, minced 1/3 c. finely chopped fresh basil recipe directions Combine all ingredients except basil in a food processor […]

Strawberry Peppercorn Vinaigrette

recipe ingredients 1 cup strawberries, cut up 2 Tbsp. red wine vinegar 1/8 tsp. fresh cracked black pepper recipe directions Combine all ingredients in a blender and process until smooth. Serve well chilled over fruit salad or greens.

Tangy Dressing

recipe ingredients 3 Tbsp. nonfat mayonnaise 2 Tbsp. orange juice 2 Tbsp. red wine vinegar 2 tsp. honey 2 tsp. Dijon mustard 2 tsp. prepared horseradish recipe directions Combine all of the ingredients in a small bowl, and stir with a wire whisk until blended.

New Mexico Fresh Tomato Salsa

recipe ingredients 1 1/2 cups diced fresh tomatoes 1 Tbsp. minced jalepeno, seeded 3 Tbsp finely diced onion 2 Tbsp cilantro, finely chopped 1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar 1 clove garlic, minced 1/4 tsp. salt recipe directions In medium bowl combine all ingredients. Let stand, covered, at room temperature for 30 minutes.

Summer Salsa

recipe ingredients 1 pound ripe tomatoes, preferably plum, cored and finely chopped 4 medium garlic cloves, smashed, peeled and minced 2 small jalapeno peppers, seeded and finely chopped 3 tbsp. yellow onion, finely chopped 2 tbsp. fresh lime juice 1 tsp. salt, kosher preferred or otherwise Freshly ground black pepper, to taste recipe directions Place […]

Creamy Cottage Cheese Dressing with Variations

recipe ingredients 1 cup nonfat cottage cheese 1/3 cup nonfat buttermilk recipe directions Place ingredients in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth and creamy. If thinner consistency is desired, add a small amount of additional buttermilk. Add suggested ingredients for desired variation. Cover and refrigerate. CREAMY BLUE CHEESE DRESSING: 1 Tbsp. blue […]

Balsamic Vinaigrette

recipe ingredients 2 Tbsp. Balsamic vingar 1 1/2 Tbsp. Dijon mustard 1/4 tsp. crumbled dried basil 1/4 tsp. fresh ground black pepper 1 1/2 Tbsp. water 1 Tbsp. olive oil recipe directions In a small bowl, whisk all ingredients except oil. Gradually add oil in a thin stream, whisking vigorously. Cover and chill until ready […]

Creamy Buttermilk Dressing

recipe ingredients 1/2 cup non-fat buttermilk 1/3 cup fat-free salad dressing or mayonnaise 1 1/2 tbsp fat-free parmesan cheese 2 tsp dried parsley flakes 2 tsp minced garlic 2 tsp dried onion flakes 1 tsp dill weed recipe directions Whisk together all ingredients in a small bowl until well blended and creamy. Cover and chill […]

Fresh Basil and Tomato Salad Dressing

recipe ingredients 1/4 cup fresh chopped basil, loosely packed 6 sun-dried tomatoes, not packed in oil enough boiling water to cover dried tomatoes 1 tomato, coarsely chopped 1 tsp. minced garlic 1/4 cup cold water 2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar 1/4 tsp. salt recipe directions Cover sun-dried tomatoes with boiling water and set aside to soften. […]

Honey Cantaloupe Dressing

recipe ingredients 1 cup cut-up cantaloupe 1/2 cup vanilla low-fat yogurt 1 Tbsp. honey recipe directions Place cantaloupe pieces in a blender or food processor and process until smooth. Stir in remaining ingredients and serve with fruit as a dip or dressing. Store up to 2 days in refrigerator. Makes 1 1/4 cups. Nutrient data […]

Honey-Lime Dressing

recipe ingredients 2/3 c. lime juice (5 to 6 limes) 1/2 c. honey 2 tsp. grated lime zest 1 tsp. salt, or to taste Generous dash cayenne pepper recipe directions In a small bowl, combine lime juice, honey, grated lime zest, salt and cayenne pepper; mix well. Refrigerate.

Orange Basil Vinaigrette

recipe ingredients 1 cup orange juice 2 teaspoons cornstarch 1/3 cup white wine vinegar 2 teaspoons Dijon-style mustard 2 teaspoons dried basil 2 teaspoons olive oil recipe directions In a saucepan, combine the orange juice and cornstarch. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil for about one minute. Pour into a bowl or jar and refrigerate […]

Southwest Salsa Dressing

recipe ingredients 2/3 cup mild salsa 2 Tbsp. plain nonfat yogurt 4 tsp. sugar 2 tsp. chopped fresh cilantro (optional) recipe directions Blend all ingredients together in small bowl. Chill or serve immediately over green salad or taco salad.

Southwestern Vinaigrette

recipe ingredients 1/2 cup salsa 2 Tbsp. minced cilantro 3 Tbsp. lime juice 1 Tbsp. white wine vinegar 1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard 1/4 tsp. chili powder 1/4 tsp. pepper recipe directions Blend all ingredients well and chill before serving.

Sun Dried Tomato Dressing

recipe ingredients 1/4 cup sun-dried tomato pieces 1/4 cup boiling water 1/3 cup seasoned rice vinegar 1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes 2 Tbsp. minced fresh chives recipe directions Pour boiling water over sun-dried tomatoes and let sit for 3 or 4 minutes. Place tomatoes and liquid in blender or food processor. Add vinegar and red […]

Cheese Free Pesto

recipe ingredients 1/2 c. spinach leaves, washed and torn 1/2 c. minced parsley 1/4 c. chopped walnuts or toasted pine nuts 2 tbsp. olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tbsp. light-colored miso 1 tbsp. dried basil recipe directions In blender or food processor, process spinach, parsley, nuts, oil, garlic, miso and basil until pureed […]

Dill Mustard Sauce

recipe ingredients 1/2 cup nonfat sour cream 1/2 cup spicy brown or Dijon style mustard 1/3 cup chopped fresh dill recipe directions Whisk together all ingredients in a small bowl. Cover and chill until ready to serve. Use as a dip for seafood or fresh vegetables, or on sandwiches.

Southwestern Pesto

recipe ingredients 2 oz Mexican grating cheese (substitute Parmesan if needed) 2 cloves garlic, peeled 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and cut into quarters 2 cans (4 oz each) diced green chili peppers, drained 1/4 cup pine nuts or slivered almonds 1/4 cup lightly packed fresh parsley sprigs 1/4 cup lightly packed fresh cilantro leaves 2 […]