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Various salad dressings

Method

  • To make a blue cheese dressing, blend the blue cheese with 1 crushed garlic clove, 1 tbsp red wine vinegar, ½ cup sour cream, the mayonnaise, juice of 1 lemon and the parsley in a food processor until well combined.
  • This dressing is best served with crisp lettuce and a few croutons. Keep it simple!
  • To make an apple balsamic dressing, put the apple juice, ½ cup oil, the balsamic and seasonings in a jar, and shake well.
  • This dressing is great served with finely sliced cabbage, grated carrot, sliced red onion and a few raisins.
  • To make a parmesan dressing, whisk up the remaining lemon juice and garlic with the sherry vinegar and mustard until well combined.
  • Add ½ cup oil, little by little, continually whisking.
  • Then add the parmesan with 2 tbsp sour cream, salt and pepper. Whisk well and taste for seasoning.
  • This dressing can be tossed with cold cooked pasta, shredded carrots, sliced celery and spring (green) onion, halved cherry tomatoes and a few chopped basil leaves. It can also be used with a rice salad.

Ingredients

  • 150 gm soft blue cheese, crumbled
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • juice of 2 lemons
  • 1 heaped tspn chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • sea salt & freshly ground pepper
  • 2 tbsp sherry (or red wine) vinegar
  • 1 tbsp grainy mustard
  • ½ cup freshly grated parmesan

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