Diet Recipes

Balsamic Vinegar Salad Dressing Recipe


balsamic-vinegar-salad-dressing-recipeTaken from The South Beach Diet phase one this balsamic vinegar salad dressing recipe is great on any salad.

There are many salad dressing recipes online but the problem with most salad dressings is they use fattening oils or ingredients like mayonnaise.

Who doesn’t like thousand island dressing? But it’s probably not as healthy as eating a balsamic vinaigrette dressing like the one below.

This vinegary brine dressing is also a low sugar salad dressing recipe making it great for sugar restricted diets. It does not taste acidic, but rather like flavored vinegar.

Since this recipe is taken from the South Beach diet we must give credit where credit is due.
However, you can use this recipe on it’s on and not as part of the diet or you can follow the South Beach diet.

The first phase of the diet helps you take the bad carbohydrates and the bad fats you have been eating out of your diet.

It’s a weight loss diet that you stay on for a lifetime once you have graduated through the three phases of the diet.  It was made to be easy to stick to which means you can eat
larger servings of food as long as they follow the diets guidelines. You don’t have to be left starving on this diet which is what we think makes it such a great weight loss diet.

Check out the diet here for more information or here if you want a one day example of phase one of the diet.

Let’s put all that diet stuff aside ….we know you came for a balsamic vinegar salad dressing recipe and we won’t disappoint!

Balsamic Vinegar Salad Dressing Recipe

What you need to make this balsamic vinaigrette recipe:

  • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme 1% teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil

Method for balsamic vinaigrette dressing

Combine the olive oil, vinegar, thyme, salt, pepper, and basil in  jar. Cover and shake.

Makes 2/3 cup

Per serving: 90 calories,
0 g protein,
2 g carbohydrates,
9 g fat,
1 g saturated fats,
75 mg sodium,
0 mg cholesterol,
0 g fiber

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