Honey Cumin Banana Vinaigrette

Total Time
1hr 2mins
Prep 2 mins
Cook 1 hr

This is from the Dean Ornish diet for preventing or treating heart disease. It is fat free: the banana imitates the texture and viscosity of oil. Serve over salad greens or over cold steamed vegetables. Cooking time is actually chilling time.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place ingredients in blender in the order given.
  2. Blend on high speed 1 minute until creamy and smooth.
  3. Refrigerate 1 hour before using.

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though this recipe really intrigued me, i really had no idea what to expect. the result was a smoky spicy cumin dressing with a slightly sweet undertone more from the honey than the banana. as a big fan of the spice, this worked quite well for me. the banana really lends more texture and body to the flavor. my dressing did separate in the fridge (fortunately i left it in the mini chopper bowl) so i had to give it a quick pulse before serving. love the concept and will begin to play with other ideas for creamy fat free dressings. thanks echo.

justcallmetoni March 26, 2006

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