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Cucumber Herb Vinaigrette

Cucumber Herb Vinaigrette
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WebMD Recipe from EatingWell.com

As the base of this herb-spiked dressing, pureed cucumber provides a mellow grassy flavor and a luxurious texture. Pureeing vegetables into a salad dressing is a great way to give it body (and to sneak in more low-cal vegetables). Experiment with tomatoes, arugula and/or roasted garlic to create your own dressing magic.

Ingredients
Prep: 10 minutes | Total Time: 10 minutes
  • 1 small
    cucumber, peeled, seeded and chopped
  • 1/4 cup
    extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons
    red-wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons
    fresh chives, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons
    fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon
    nonfat, or low-fat plain yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon
    Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon
    prepared horseradish
  • 1 teaspoon
    sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon
    salt
Instructions
  1. Puree cucumber, oil, vinegar, chives, parsley, yogurt, mustard, horseradish, sugar and salt in a blender until smooth.
Nutritional Information

Makes: 1 1/4 cups
  • Calories28
  • Fat3 g
    • Saturated fat0 g
  • Cholesterol0 mg
  • Carbohydrates1 g
    • Dietary fiber0 g
  • Protein0 g
  • Sodium63 mg
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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