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Recipe: Ginger-Miso Tofu Dressing

August 03, 2018

Yield: about 1 1/2 cups

Servings: 24

Serving Size: 1 tablespoon

Active Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Total Time (mins): 10

To Make Ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days. Stir or shake before using.

Recipe Description:

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.

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup low-fat firm silken tofu (4 ounces)
  • 3 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons white (shiro) miso
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh ginger
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed and peeled

Recipe Steps:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender; blend until smooth. Thin with more water, if desired.

Recipe Tips & Notes:

  • 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.

Recipe Nutrition:

Per serving: 11 calories; 1 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 1 g carbohydrate; 0 g added sugars; 0 g protein; 0 g fiber; 66 mg sodium; 7 mg potassium.


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