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Citrus-Cumin Splash

Summer 2002

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Bursting with big, bold flavors of sweet orange, tangy lime and warm spices, this dressing tastes terrific splashed over spinach, bean or grain salads. It also spruces up salads containing grilled poultry and fresh fruit, such as peaches and grapes.


Citrus-Cumin Splash Recipe

Makes: About 1 cup

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons flaxseed oil, (see Ingredient note) or extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste

Preparation

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender; blend until smooth.

Tips & Notes

  • Ingredient Note: Flaxseed oil, pressed from flaxseeds, is a valued as a source of omega-3 fatty acids. It is highly perishable, so store in the refrigerator and use as soon as possible. Available at natural-foods stores.

Nutrition

Per tablespoon: 20 calories; 2 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 1 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 0 g fiber; 37 mg sodium; 20 mg potassium.

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