Low-Fat Italian Salad Dressing

You can increase the herbs and spices in this dressing if you’d like; just add them to taste.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 3 hours 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar
  • ⅓ cup apple cider vinegar
  • ½ tsp. dry mustard powder
  • 1 Tbsp. minced fresh basil
  • 1 tsp. minced fresh oregano
  • ½ tsp. ground paprika
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil

Directions

  • In a small microwave-safe bowl, combine cornstarch, water, and sugar. Microwave on high for 1 minute, remove, and stir. Microwave for 30 second intervals, stirring in between each interval, until mixture is thick and smooth, about 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Beat in vinegar and remaining ingredients except olive oil, stirring well with wire whisk or eggbeater. Then slowly beat in the olive oil until blended.
  • Cover and chill for 3 hours before serving. Store covered in refrigerator up to 5 days.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar
  • ⅓ cup apple cider vinegar
  • ½ tsp. dry mustard powder
  • 1 Tbsp. minced fresh basil
  • 1 tsp. minced fresh oregano
  • ½ tsp. ground paprika
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil

Directions

  • In a small microwave-safe bowl, combine cornstarch, water, and sugar. Microwave on high for 1 minute, remove, and stir. Microwave for 30 second intervals, stirring in between each interval, until mixture is thick and smooth, about 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Beat in vinegar and remaining ingredients except olive oil, stirring well with wire whisk or eggbeater. Then slowly beat in the olive oil until blended.
  • Cover and chill for 3 hours before serving. Store covered in refrigerator up to 5 days.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories50
Total Fat3g
Saturated Fat0g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium150mg
Total Carbohydrate4g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars3g
Protein0g