Recipe Detail

Healthy, Tasty Olive Oil Dressing

Last updated: Jun 30, 2014

By Lynn Grieger, RD, CDE, CPT for Summit Medical Group

Reviewed by Susan C. Canonico, RD

Enjoy this light, heart-healthy dressing over your leafy greens this summer!

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup of extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon of either balsamic vinegar, apple cider vinegar, or lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ground mustard
  • 1 minced fresh garlic clove
  • 1 tablespoon of fresh chopped basil, oregano, and cilantro or 2 tablespoons of dried herbs
  • 1 minced onion, scallion, or shallot
  • Salt to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Mix all ingredients in a glass jar with a lid.
  2. Shake them well until they are mixed thoroughly.
  3. Measuring with a tablespoon, pour the dressing over your salad.
Nutritional information
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 tbsp
Amount Per Serving
Calories 100
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g
Saturated Fat 1.5g 7%
Cholesterol 0g 0%
Sodium 35g 1%
Total Carbohydrate 0g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Protein 0g
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

Notes

1 tablespoon of this dressing has 1.5 grams of saturated fat, 8 grams of monounsaturated fat, and 1.5 grams of polyunsaturated fat.

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