Studying the list of ingredients on shop-bought salad dressings can be quite revealing and even shocking – especially when it comes to the sugar content and all of those preservatives. So many contain a lot of water too…
So have embarked on finding some healthy dressing recipes. Here’s the first.
Avocado, Flesh Only, Average – 170g
Juice, Lime, Fresh, Average – 40ml
Oil, Olive, Average – 30ml
Water, Mineral Or Tap – 30ml
Garlic, Raw, Average – 1 Clove / 3g
Coriander, Leaves, Fresh, Average – 15g
Cumin, Ground, Average – 0.25 Tsp / 1g
Pepper, Black, Freshly Ground, Average – 0.25 Tsp / 1g
Salt, Rock, Average – 0.25 Tsp / 1g
Place all the ingredients In a food processor or blender. I used a stick blender with a deep and narrow blending container.
Process until smooth, stopping to scrape down the sides a few times. Thin the salad dressing out with about the water (give or take) until it reaches a desired consistency.
Keep in an airtight container or jar for 1-2 weeks.
It’s been difficult to work out the nutrition for this, but it’s about 244 calories per 100g / 37 calories per 15g tablespoon. But given that this dressing is so thick and creamy and full of “good” fats, it’s likely to satiate. And from a health point of view, very nutritional…
Please do get in touch if there are any dressing recipes you’ve come across that are Keto friendly!