Oil-Free Balsamic Dressing - Quick, Easy

Here is an easy, quick oil-free recipe for Balsamic dressing. Nutritional yeast and mustard help create low-calorie, low-fat creaminess.  Use this simple recipe on a plant-based salad, marinated vegan mushrooms, or drizzle on grilled vegetarian tofu.

EASY       Servings: 1        Ready In: 5 minutes

Oil-Free Balsamic Salad Dressing - Healthy, Easy, Fat-Free, Low-Calorie, Plant-Based, Vegan Sauce Recipe

Oil-Free Balsamic Salad Dressing - Healthy, Easy, Fat-Free, Low-Calorie, Plant-Based, Vegan Sauce Recipe

Chef's Tip for Oil-Free Balsamic: Lower acid means less "bite" and more sweetness.  Choose low-acid for a sweeter dressing

Chef's Tip for Oil-Free Balsamic: Lower acid means less "bite" and more sweetness.  Choose low-acid for a sweeter dressing

Chef's Tip:  Dijon mustard acts as an emulsifier in this healthy, oil-free, fat-free dressing.  It makes a rich, creamy consistency without oil.

Chef's Tip:  Dijon mustard acts as an emulsifier in this healthy, oil-free, fat-free dressing.  It makes a rich, creamy consistency without oil.

Chef's Tip:  Nutritional yeast adds deep umami flavor and rich consistency to this healthy, oil-free, plant-based dressing

Chef's Tip:  Nutritional yeast adds deep umami flavor and rich consistency to this healthy, oil-free, plant-based dressing

Chef's Tip for Easy Recipes: Make this healthy, oil-free, fat-free dressing in a small container with a lid.  Simply shake well to combine and you're ready to go!

Chef's Tip for Easy Recipes: Make this healthy, oil-free, fat-free dressing in a small container with a lid.  Simply shake well to combine and you're ready to go!

Ingredients

2 tsp Balsamic vinegar
1 tsp Dijon mustard
1 tsp Nutritional yeast
1/4 tsp. Dried Basil (or other herbs)
2 tsp Water
Salt and pepper, to taste


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Oil-Free Balsamic Salad Dressing - Healthy, Easy, Fat-Free, Low-Calorie, Plant-Based, Vegan Sauce Recipe

Procedure

To make the Oil-Free Balsamic Dressing: Use a small container that has a lid.  Combine all ingredients.  Place the lid on the container and shake until combined.  Serve and enjoy!

Chef's Tip: You can swap out the basil for other dried herbs like thyme, parsley, oregano, and chives.  You can even experiment with other mustard flavors like honey mustard, spicy brown, or stone ground.

Yield: 1 1/2 teaspoons


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Nutrition Facts
Serving size: Entire recipe (1 ounces).

Calories 21.38
Calories From Fat (12%) 2.47
% Daily Value
Total Fat 0.31g <1%
Saturated Fat 0.02g <1%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 66.43mg 3%
Potassium 27.68mg <1%
Total Carbohydrates 3.12g 1%
Fiber 0.93g 4%
Sugar 1.75g
Protein 1.7g 3%
Calcium 4.2mg <1%
Iron 11.1mg 62%
Vitamin A 2.6IU <1%
Vitamin C 1.38mg 2%


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