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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 142.9
  • Total Fat: 14.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 8.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 6.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.4 g
  • Protein: 0.7 g

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Citrus Chipotle Vinaigrette

Submitted by: MARIVONNE

Introduction

An acid, an oil, and mustard as the emulsifier and you have a vinaigrette base. The citrus trifecta going on here, together with the southwest chipotle seasoning are the keys to its success. While a traditional vinaigrette would have 2 or even 3 times more oil than its acid component, I try to keep the oil down in this one, going with a 3:1 ratio of acid to oil instead. Use it to dress my Vegan Beans and Bits salad or any other salad you prefer. It's sweet, tangy, and refreshing. Feel free to switch around the citrus elements according to your part of the world and what's in season - ruby red or pink grapefruit, orange, and lemon comes to mind as another great trifecta. Experiment with it! An acid, an oil, and mustard as the emulsifier and you have a vinaigrette base. The citrus trifecta going on here, together with the southwest chipotle seasoning are the keys to its success. While a traditional vinaigrette would have 2 or even 3 times more oil than its acid component, I try to keep the oil down in this one, going with a 3:1 ratio of acid to oil instead. Use it to dress my Vegan Beans and Bits salad or any other salad you prefer. It's sweet, tangy, and refreshing. Feel free to switch around the citrus elements according to your part of the world and what's in season - ruby red or pink grapefruit, orange, and lemon comes to mind as another great trifecta. Experiment with it!
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    1/2 c. freshly-squeezed orange juice
    1/2 c. freshly-squeezed lemon juice
    1/2 c. freshly-squeezed lime juice
    1/2 c. extra-virgin olive oil
    1 tsp. yellow mustard
    1/2 tsp. onion powder
    1/2 tsp. garlic powder
    2 tbsp. Mrs. Dash Southwest Chipotle seasoning

Tips

A citrus juice press (one of those hand-held, hinged juicers that come in orange, yellow or green and work sort of like a garlic press) is such an easy way to make freshly-squeezed citrus juice on demand when you just need a small amount for a recipe.


Directions

Whisk together your juices, onion and garlic powders, and Mrs. Dash seasoning. Add the mustard. Slowly, while still whisking, drizzle in the olive oil. Continue whisking for a bit after all the oil is added. Refrigerate unused portion.

Serving Size: 1/4 cup






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