Raw Recipes

Creamy Cucumber Dressing

Posted on June 10 2014 | (2) Comments
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Creamy Cucumber Dressing

Yield: 1 cup, 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 small cucumber, peeled, seeded, and chopped
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed garlic
  • Dash cayenne (optional)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons minced fresh dill or basil, or 1/2 teaspoon dried
  • 1 teaspoon minced red or yellow onion

Equipment

  • cutting board
  • peeler
  • spoon
  • chef’s knife, 8-inch
  • measuring cups
  • citrus juicer or reamer
  • measuring spoons
  • garlic press
  • blender
  • rubber spatula

Put the cucumber, oil, lemon juice, salt, garlic, and cayenne in a blender and process on medium speed until smooth and creamy. Add the dill and onion and process on medium speed briefly, just to mix. Stored in a sealed jar in the refrigerator, Creamy Cucumber Dressing will keep for 3 days.

Per serving: calories: 126, protein: 0 g, fat: 14 g, carbohydrate: 2 g, fiber: 0 g, sodium: 68 mg

Creamy Red Bell Pepper Dressing: Replace the cucumber with 1 small red bell pepper, chopped.

Creamy Tomato Dressing: Replace the cucumber with 2 tomatoes, chopped. Decrease the lemon juice to 1 tablespoon.
 


Previous Comments

On June 12, 2014 .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) said...

Question, is the fat content correct? The recipe calls for 1/4c oil, yet the fat grams listed is zero

Thanks!

On June 12, 2014 .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) said...

Hi Bee,

The fat is 14 grams—it’s the protein that’s O grams.

Jenny


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