Quick Easy Salad Dressing
If your garden is showing an abundance of cucumbers and your wondering what else you could do with them besides putting in them in your salad, how about a quick, creamy dressing? You won’t believe how good it tastes too. Try this delicious summer salad dressing today!
Creamy Cucumber Dressing
1 cup light mayonaise
1 cup skinned, seeded, chopped cucumbers
2 Tablespoons minced parsley
1 clove garlic
1 Tablespoon chopped chives or scallions
1 teaspoon pepper
1 cup plain low-fat yogurt
Process all ingredients in an electric blender or food processer until smooth. Chill.
Makes approximately 2 3/4 cups.
Why purchase your salad dressings from the store? Why not make your own? It’s very easy to do. Homemade salad dressings are always fresh and delicious. Preparing your own dressing at home is not only easy, but very quick, and healthy. It’s also very cost-effective on your grocery budget. This dressing is very light and brings great flavor to a bed of greens.
Light Balsamic Dressing
1/4 cup imported balsamic venegar
1/4 cup tomato or tomato vegetable juice
2 Tablespoons olive oil
2 Tablespoons water
1 garlic clove, mashed
Dried thyme and dried marjoram (optional)
Salt and pepper to taste
Combine ingredients in covered jar and shake before serving. Makes 3/4 cup of dressing.