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P90x Salad Dressing recipe
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Ingredients Needed

  1. Garlic (1.0 clove)
  2. Dijon Mustard (1.0 tsp)
  3. Balsamic Vinegar (1.0 tbsp)
  4. Extra Virgin Olive Oil (1.0 tbsp)
  5. Salt (1.0 dash)
  6. Black Pepper (1.0 dash)

Instructions

This simple yet tasteful salad dressing contains fat-soluble vitamins and phytochemicals to keep up with your desire to eat smart. Preparation is just 10 minutes!

  • Beat garlic, mustard, vinegar, salt, and pepper in a bowl until blended.
  • Whisk while adding olive oil in a small, steady stream until mixture is blended well.
  • Chill in the refrigerator until ready to serve.
  • Trivia: Salad dressings have a long and colorful history, dating back to ancient times. The Babylonians applied oil and vinegar for dressing greens nearly 2,000 years ago. Surely, early Romans opted their grass and herb salads dressed with salt. Egyptians preferred a salad dressed with oil, vinegar and Oriental spices. Salads were favorites in the great courts of European Monarchs. Royal salad chefs often mixed as many as 35 ingredients in one tremendous salad bowl, including such exotic "greens" as rose petals, marigolds, nasturtiums, and violets. There are different salad dressings that were created in history: Green Goddess dressing, Russian dressing, and Thousand Island dressing.
  • Tip: Best paired with leafy greens are lustrous mixtures of oil and vinegar with the added taste elements such as herbs.
  • Tip: Vegetables, pastas, grains or potatoes and meats compliments with creamy dressings with denser consistency.
  • Tip: Vinaigrette or generally called "sour wine" are very versatile and can be used to dress most types of salads.
  • Tip: Remember that salad dressing is a seasoning enhancement to the main ingredients. It should comprehend their flavors and not overpower them.

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Nutritional Information for 1 Serving

  • Calories

    51.3

  • Fat

    4.5g

  • Carbs

    1.0g

  • Protein

    0.1g