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Cucumber and Onion Salad With Yogurt Cumin Vinaigrette Recipe

February 13th, 2016 by alice  Tags: , , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 2cucumbers, peeled and very thinly sliced
  2. 1/2red onion, thinly sliced
  3. 2teaspoonssalt
  4. 1/2cupplain yogurt
  5. 3/4teaspoonground cumin
  6. 2tablespoonsolive oil
  7. 2teaspoonslemon juice
  8. 1/4cupfresh parsleyor fresh cilantroor fresh basilor fresh mint
  9. fresh ground black pepper, to taste

DIRECTIONS

  1. In a large bowl toss together the cucumbers, onion, and salt.Add cold water to cover the mixture by 1 inch and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  2. Drain the vegetables, pressing out as much water as possible, and return them to the bowl. Stir in the remaining ingredients and refrigerate salad until ready to serve.

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Chilled Green Bean Vinaigrette Recipe

January 28th, 2016 by alice  Tags: , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 3lbsfresh green beans
  2. 1/4-1/3cuponions, finely chopped(or to taste)
  3. salt and pepper
  4. 1tablespoonDijon mustard(or to taste)
  5. 3tablespoonswhite wine vinegar
  6. 1/2cupolive oil
  7. 1teaspoonlemon juice(or to taste)

DIRECTIONS

  1. Steam beans until JUST crisp-tender (do not over cook, the texture should be firm not soft).
  2. Rinse/plunge in ice water or very cold water; drain very well.
  3. In a bowl combine oil, mustard, wine vinegar, lemon juice, salt and pepper (adjusting all ingredients to taste).
  4. In a large bowl place the beans and chopped onions.
  5. Pour the vinaigrette over, and toss well to combine.
  6. Adjust salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Cover and chill for a minumum of 5 hours.

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Coleslaw Vinaigrette – Low Carb Recipe

January 19th, 2016 by alice  Tags: , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1headcabbage, chopped
  2. 1/3cupbell peppers, chopped
  3. 3teaspoonssugar substitute
  4. 1teaspooncelery salt
  5. 1teaspoononions, grated
  6. 3tablespoonsolive oil
  7. 1/3cupvinegar
  8. 1teaspoondry mustard
  9. salt and pepper

DIRECTIONS

  1. Mix the bell pepper, sugar substitute, celery salt, grated onion, olive oil, vinegar, and dry mustard well using a whisk.Pour over the shredded cabbage and toss.
  2. Add salt & pepper to taste and toss again.

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Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing Recipe

December 25th, 2015 by alice  Tags: , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1quartbalsamic vinegar
  2. 1tablespoonfresh thyme
  3. 1tablespoonfresh rosemary
  4. 1/4cupDijon mustard
  5. 1/4cupfresh garlic
  6. 3tablespoonslemon juice
  7. 3tablespoonssugar(or splenda)
  8. 1/2tablespoonground black pepper
  9. 1teaspoonkosher salt
  10. 2 1/2quartssalad oil

DIRECTIONS

  1. Add all ingredients in food processor except oil.Blend while slowly drizzling oil into the processor.

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Blackberry-Basil Vinaigrette Recipe

December 16th, 2015 by alice  Tags: , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 5ouncesblackberry preservesor jam
  2. 1/4cupred wine vinegar
  3. 6fresh basil leaves
  4. 1garlic clove, sliced
  5. 1/2teaspoonsalt
  6. 1/2teaspoonpepper
  7. 3/4cupvegetable oil

DIRECTIONS

  1. Pulse first 6 ingredients in a blender or food processor 2 or 3 times until blended.
  2. With blender running, pour vegetable oil through food chute in a slow, steady stream; process until smooth.Makes 1 cup.

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