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Ginger-Miso Tofu Dressing

Ginger-Miso Tofu Dressing
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WebMD Recipe from EatingWell.com

Mellow white miso adds a pleasing savory sweetness to this creamy ginger dressing that partners perfectly with mixed green salads, slaws or grain salads. It is also great spooned over cooked asparagus.

Ingredients
Prep: 10 minutes | Total Time: 10 minutes
  • 1/2 cup
    low-fat firm silken tofu, (4 ounces)
  • 3 tablespoons
    rice vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons
    white (shiro) miso, (see Ingredient note)
  • 1/4 cup
    water
  • 2 tablespoons
    chopped fresh ginger
  • 2 teaspoons
    canola oil
  • 1 clove
    garlic, crushed and peeled
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender; blend until smooth. Thin with more water, if desired.

 

Tip

Ingredient Note: Made from fermented soybeans, miso is a common ingredient in Japanese cooking. There are different types of miso, in shades ranging from white and yellow to reddish brown and dark brown. Available at health-food stores and Japanese markets.

Nutritional Information

Makes: about 1 1/2 cups
  • Calories11
  • Fat1 g
    • Saturated fat0 g
  • Cholesterol0 g
  • Carbohydrates1 g
    • Dietary fiber0 g
  • Protein0 g
  • Sodium66 g
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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