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Creamy Herbed Dressing

May/June 2010

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Use this light and creamy herb dressing to dress coleslaw, cucumber salad, potato salad or simple mixed greens. Feel free to use fresh chopped herbs instead of dried. Recipe by Nancy Baggett for EatingWell.



READER'S COMMENT:
"Delicious and very low in calories and fat!!! "
Creamy Herbed Dressing

Makes: About 1 1/4 cups

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup low-fat mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup nonfat plain yogurt
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 3 tablespoons rice vinegar or white-wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon honey, plus more to taste
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried minced onion or dried chopped chives
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons dried tarragon or dill
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion salt or celery salt or 1/4 teaspoon of each
  • White pepper to taste

Preparation

  1. Combine mayonnaise, yogurt, sour cream, vinegar, mustard, honey, onion or chives, tarragon (or dill) and onion salt (and/or celery salt) in a bowl until well blended. Season with white pepper. Taste and adjust seasonings, if desired.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate the dressing for up to 5 days. Stir before using.

Nutrition

Per tablespoon: 16 calories; 1 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 1 mg cholesterol; 2 g carbohydrates; 1 g added sugars; 0 g protein; 0 g fiber; 92 mg sodium; 18 mg potassium.

Carbohydrate Servings: 0

Exchanges: free food


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