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Citrus Salad Dressing
 
Description

This tart, sweet salad dressing is wonderful on dark, leafy salad greens like romaine or leaf lettuce tossed with orange segments, black olives and red onion slivers.

Food as Medicine

Oranges and orange juice contain a potent phytonutrient called herperidin, which has been shown to lower blood pressure and total cholesterol in animal studies.

 
Ingredients

1/3 cup fresh orange juice
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
Salt and black pepper to taste

 
Instructions

Whisk all the ingredients together or combine in a small jar and shake well. Keeps in the refrigerator for 2 days.

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Serves 4

Nutrients Per Serving
Calories: 43.0
Protein: 0.1 grams
Fat: 3.4 grams
Saturated Fat: 0.5 grams
Monounsat Fat: 2.5 grams
Polyunsat Fat: 0.3 grams
Carbohydrate: 3.3 grams
Fiber: 0.0 grams
Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
Vitamin A: 40.9 IU
Vitamin E: 0.4 mg/IU
Vitamin C: 10.2 mg
Calcium: 2.7 mg
Magnesium: 3.9 mg

 

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