Creamy Green Vinaigrette

I promise after you make this recipe you will not go back to another store bought salad dressing.

creamy green dressing poured onto salad

Why does this green protein dressing recipe work?

Packed with flavor, free from preservatives and unhealthy fats, this green protein dressing will become a family favorite. It will add a vibrant and delicious flavor to your salad.

What are the ingredients used in the green protein dressing recipe?

The protein-packed green salad dressing is effortless to prepare. Grab your blender or food processor, pour a little olive oil and apple cider vinegar for your dressing base. Add sugar-free Dijon mustard, egg yolk, capers, and minced shallot. Next, add lemon, squeeze orange juice, and garlic. Right before topping your blender, sprinkle your refresh chopped parsley. Blend until smooth. And just like that, you’ve created the fresh and flavor-packed green protein dressing!  

How to make green protein dressing?

Once you have all ingredients ready, add them all into a blender or a food processor. Then blend them into a smooth consistency. Add salt and pepper to your taste, and your green salad dressing is ready in just 5 minutes!

What are the ingredients used in the green protein dressing recipe?

The protein-packed green salad dressing is effortless to prepare. Grab your blender or food processor, pour a little olive oil and apple cider vinegar for your dressing base. Add sugar-free Dijon mustard, egg yolk, capers, and minced shallot. Next, add lemon, squeeze orange juice, and garlic. Right before topping your blender, sprinkle your refresh chopped parsley. Blend until smooth. And just like that, you’ve created the fresh and flavor-packed green protein dressing!  

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How long does homemade green salad dressing last?

Since, free from preservatives, the homemade green salad dressing has a shorter shelf life than the store-bought. Yet, the general rule of thumb is that acidic vinaigrette, ones using lemon and vinegar, should last the longest—generally about a week. Any change in color, taste, and smell could mean bacteria are growing and that the green protein dressing is no longer safe to eat.

How to store green protein dressing?

This homemade dressing for green salad uses ingredients that can be refrigerated. Therefore, you can store it in a container or mason jar then refrigerate it. Make sure to consume it within seven days.

Can green protein dressing help you lose weight?

This green salad dressing recipe includes two detoxifying ingredients, lemon juice and apple cider vinegar. They prevent metabolic syndrome, boost lower fat accumulation, and are linked to a reduction in body fat mass. Using olive oil (in moderation) further ensures that the vinaigrette adds flavor to the salad without adding on the calorie count. 

What to do with leftover green protein dressing?

There are several creative ways to use leftover green salad dressing. You can use it to roast chickpeas or veggies to create another protein-packed snack. It can also be used as a marinade to enhance flavors of meaty dishes, dress pasta, or dress potatoes.

creamy green dressing poured onto salad

Creamy Green Vinaigrette

Creamy Green Vinaigrette - I promise after you make this recipe you will not go back to another store bought salad dressing.
Prep Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 cup packed parsley chopped
  • ½ of large orange juiced
  • 1 hard boiled egg yolk discard egg white
  • 1 tablespoon capers
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard sugar-free
  • 2 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 shallot minced
  • 1 teaspoon of garlic minced
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  • Add all ingredients to a blender or food processor and blend until smooth. Continue to add salt and pepper to your taste
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Nutrition

Serving: 4g

*Nutrition information is a rough estimate.

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