Fresh Basil and Balsamic Low Fat Salad Dressing

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Sharon123

This recipe makes enough dressing for a week's worth of salads for a family of 4. You will need a 1 quart jar with a tight-fitting lid. Adapted from a recipe by Lynne Rossetto Kasper .

Top Review by SPrins

This is tasty!! My hubby rated it a 9/10. Thanks so much for sharing!! :O)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Peel the onion and garlic cloves then mince together with the fresh basil leaves. Put in a jar and add remaining ingredients. Shake up and season as needed with salt and pepper. Store in a cool place. Each night simply shake it up and pour over a salad.
  2. Variations:
  3. For Thai-style dressing that is good over rice noodles, grains or vegetable salads, blend 1/2 cup dressing with 1 tbls. minced fresh chile, 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro, 1 tbls. brown sugar, 1/2 cup crushed peanuts.
  4. For ranch dressing: blend 1/3 cup of dressing with 1/3 to 1/2 cup buttermilk.

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