Dress up those leaves with my delicious salad dressings

It’s all about the tasty dressings that you add to give the salads a bit of a lift!  Here’s my top dressings for you to try yourselves –

Honey & Mustard:

2tbsp low fat natural yoghurt

Zest and juice of ½ lemon

½ tsp runny honey

½ tsp djon mustard

Put all the ingredients in a lidded jar and shake vigorously

Per serving: 38kcal, 0.6g fat, 2.1g protein, 0.2g salt

 

Chilli and Orange dressing:

Juice ½ orange

¼ tsp smoked paprika

½ tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil

Pinch dried chilli flakes

Put all the ingredients in a lidded jar and shake vigorously

Per serving: 58kcal, 5.7g fat, 0.4g protein, 0.1g salt

Spicy Asian Sauce:

1tsp fish sauce

1tbsp lime or lemon juice

1/4 tsp brown sugar

½ tsp finely grated fresh ginger

½ tbsp. toasted sesame oil

Combine all the ingredients in a lidded jar with 1tbsp hot water from the kettle.  Shake

Per serving: 58kcal, 5.5g fat, 0.2g protein, 1.1g salt

 

Herby guacamole sauce:

¼ ripe avocado flesh

1tbsp fresh parsley

1tbsp fresh basil or mint

Juice ½ lemon

Blend everything together with 3tbsp cold water using a blender.  Season with black pepper

Per serving: 72kcal, 7.1g fat, 0.9g protein, 0g salt

 

Tomato Dressing:

6 cherry tomatoes, finely chopped

1tbsp red wine vinegar

Pinch sugar

½ tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil

½ small garlic clove, crushed

Whiz all the ingredients together to your preferred texture using a blender. If necessary, add a little hot water from the kettle to thin.

Per serving: 78kcal, 6g fat, 1.2g protein, 0g salt

 

Balsamic dressing:

2tbsp extra-virgin olive oil

1tbsp balsamic vinegar

½ clove garlic. Crushed

½ tsp runny honey

¼ tsp wholegrain mustard

Put all the ingredients in a lidded jar and shake vigorously

Per serving: 58kcal, 5.7g fat, 0.4g protein, 0.1g salt