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Carrot-Ginger Dressing

A super healthy, tasty and low carb Asian inspired salad dressing! With the flavors of carrots, ginger, orange bell pepper, miso, and sesame oil you'll never think your salad is boring again. If you're watching your sugar intake be sure to use rice wine vinegar instead of seasoned rice wine vinegar which has salt and sugar added.

Course Dressing, healthy, Salad
Cuisine Asian
Keyword carrot, dressing, ginger, low-carb, miso, salad dressing
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings 8
Author Heather LaCorte

Ingredients

  • 1 medium carrot, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 yellow bell pepper, roughly chopped
  • 1 knob fresh ginger, about 2 inches
  • 1 tbsp shallot, minced
  • 1/3 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 1/3 cup avocado oil or neutral salad oil
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 tbsp sesame oil
  • 3 tbsp miso paste, preferably white
  • 1 tsp SPLENDA Naturals Stevia Sweetener (zero calories)

Instructions

  1. Add all the ingredients to a blender or food processor and puree until completely smooth. Transfer to a jar or salad cruet. Drizzle over mixed salad or greens.

    Note: If you don't have miso, substitute tamari or soy sauce. Start with one tablespoon and add more to taste. The color of the dressing may darken.