This home made salad dressing offers ample opportunity to benefit from the nutritional goods provided by ingredients which otherwise might not find their way into a modern diet i.e: lemon zest and orange zest. Active ingredients in citrus peel are known to be powerful anti-oxidants and help protect cells in the body from inflammation and associated conditions such as cancer and obesity. It’s great drizzled over crispy vegetable salads or use it as a marinade or as a basting sauce for chicken, pork or fish.
Recipe makes: ± 180 ml Suggested serving size: 3 Tbsp. (45ml)
1 Tbsp. (15ml) lemon juice
2 Tbsp. (30ml) orange juice
1 tsp. (5ml) lemon zest
1 tsp. (5ml) orange zest
1 Clove garlic, chopped
4 tsp. (20ml) olive oil
½ tsp. dried parsley
Salt and black pepper
- Mix all the ingredients together.
- Allow to stand for a few minutes.
- Pour into a dressing bottle and shake well before serving.
Use grapefruit juice instead of orange juice for a more tart dressing.
Drizzle this dressing over crispy vegetable salads or use as a marinade or as a basting sauce for chicken, pork or fish.
Nutritional information per 3 Tbsp. (45ml) serving (calculated)
Nutrient Average value / serving
Energy 202.2 kJ, Protein 0.1 g, Carbohydrate 1.1 g, Fat 5 g
Food information per 3 Tbsp. (45ml) serving
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