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Lactose-Free Creamy Beet Salad Dressing Recipe

Samantha LoweSamantha Lowe
Lactose-Free Creamy Beet Salad Dressing Recipe

Vegetables are no longer relegated to being a mundane side dish in a meal, but rather have become strong solo statements in a meal by their own merit. Beets are no exception, with an earthy sweet flavor that sings on its own. Using this taste to create a thick and creamy dressing without cream is a new twist on an old root.

Lactose-Free Creamy Beet Salad Dressing

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Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Yield: Serves 4

Calories per serving: 152

Fat per serving: 8g

Lactose-Free Creamy Beet Salad Dressing

Ingredients

  • 2 large beets, cooked and peeled
  • ⅛ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 tsp coarse ground black pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely minced
  • ⅛ cup honey

Instructions

  1. Blend all ingredients in a blender until smooth and fluffy, about 1 minute on high.
  2. Refrigerate until using. Drizzle on salad right before serving.

Nutritional Information

Calories: 152
Fat: 8g
Carbohydrates: 20g
Protein: 2g

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Based in Kingston, Canada, Samantha Lowe has been writing for publication since 2006. She records her culinary and globe-trotting experiences online at www.samanthalowe.com/blog. A love of photography and cooking fuels this writing, with the end result usually enticing friends and acquaintances to 'loosen their belts'.