Fat-Free Tomato-Herb Dressing

July/August 1992, March/April 1991

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This fat-free tomato-herb dressing is fitting for a catch-all tossed salad of crisp lettuce, cucumbers, carrots, peppers and tomatoes.

Fat-Free Tomato-Herb Dressing

Makes: About 1 cup

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  • 3/4 cup tomato or V8 juice, (6-ounce can)
  • 1/4 cup red-wine or sherry vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon chopped chives, or scallions
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Pinch of dried savory, or oregano
  • Pinch of sugar
  • Pinch of cayenne
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste


  1. Whisk together juice, vinegar, parsley, chives (or scallions), garlic, salt, savory (or oregano), sugar, cayenne and pepper in a bowl until well blended. (Alternatively, combine all ingredients in a jar, secure lid and shake until blended.) Remove the garlic clove before serving.


Per tablespoon: 6 calories; 0 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 1 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 0 g fiber; 162 mg sodium; 49 mg potassium.

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