How to Make an Immunity-Boosting Apple Cider Vinaigrette

November 29, 2015 Leta Shy

With fresh, unprocessed ingredients, homemade salad dressing is often much more nutritious than those store-bought versions. This simple apple cider vinaigrette is one such example. Apple cider vinegar is known to be a digestive-, immunity-, and natural-energy-boosting food, and it also may have appetite-suppressing powers. And at just over 80 calories per one-tablespoon serving, this salad dressing imparts big flavor into your favorite salads without the need for high-calorie ingredients.

I added mustard powder and dried basil to the basic apple cider vinaigrette recipe, but you can add different herbs and spices to your liking.

Honey Apple Cider Vinaigrette

Ingredients

1/2 cup honey
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon mustard powder
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1 small shallot, minced
Juice from 1 lemon
Salt and pepper

Directions

  1. Whisk together honey, apple cider vinegar, shallot, lemon juice, mustard powder, and dried basil.
  2. Slowly pour in olive oil while whisking to emulsify.
  3. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Pour into jar with lid and refrigerate. Makes about 1 cup of dressing.

Nutrition source: Calorie Count

Information

Category
Salads, Condiments/Sauces, Dressings
Yield
1 cup
Cook Time
5 minutes

Nutrition

Calories per serving
83

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