Fresh Citrus “Vinaigrette”

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Cuisinart original

Fresh orange and lemon juices replace the vinegar in this refreshing dressing. Try it on greens, or use it to create a salad with cooked rice (try a mixture of brown and wild rice), diced vegetables and chopped toasted nuts.

Ingredients

1          teaspoon orange zest, finely chopped

1          teaspoon fresh thyme

6          tablespoons fresh orange juice

2          tablespoons fresh lemon juice

2          teaspoons Dijon-style mustard

            pinch kosher salt

6          tablespoons light olive oil


Nutritional information

 

Nutritional information per serving (1 tbsp):

Calories 56 (91% from fat) • carb. 1g • pro. 0g
fat 6g • sat. fat 1g • chol. 0mg • sod. 29mg
calc. 3mg • vit. C 5mg (8% DV) • fiber 0g

Instructions

1. In a food processor: Put the zest, thyme, orange juice, lemon juice, mustard and salt into the work bowl of a food processor. Process on chop until blended, 10 seconds. With the machine running, add the oil through the small hole in the top. Process until
completely emulsified.

OR

1. By hand: Put the zest, thyme, orange juice, lemon juice, mustard, and salt into a small bowl. Whisk to blend. After mixture is blended, continue whisking and add the oil in a slow steady stream – continue whisking until the mixture is emulsified.

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