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Caesar Salad Dressing

April 1998, The EatingWell Diabetes Cookbook (2005)

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This dressing has just 13 calories and less than half a gram of fat per tablespoon, compared to 115 calories and 12 grams of fat for its traditional counterpart.



READER'S COMMENT:
"This differs significantly in taste from a standard Caesar dressing. It is quite tart due to the yogurt, but still was a nice dressing for a change, and for the low cal. "
Caesar Salad Dressing

Makes: About 1 cup

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Ingredients

  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1/3 cup low-fat cottage cheese
  • 1/2 cup nonfat plain yogurt
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 5 teaspoons white-wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste

Preparation

  1. Puree garlic and cottage cheese in a blender or food processor until smooth. Add yogurt, Parmesan, vinegar and Worcestershire and pulse to blend. Season with salt and pepper.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days.

Nutrition

Per tablespoon: 13 calories; 0 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 1 mg cholesterol; 1 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 0 g fiber; 62 mg sodium; 9 mg potassium.

Exchanges: free food


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