Follow this savvy formula for a healthy vinaigrette using ingredients you have on hand. Each blend has less than 60 calories and 65 milligrams of sodium per tablespoon.
TOTAL 15 MIN MAKES GENEROUS ½ CUP SUBMITTED BY EATANDRUN
¼ CUP OIL Such as olive oil, avocado oil, and/or sesame oil
¼ CUP SOMETHING SOUR Such as white wine vinegar, lime juice, and/or rice vinegar
1 TBSP. SOMETHING HERBY Such as dill, chives, green onion, and/or cilantro
2 TSP. SOMETHING ZIPPY Such as shallot, ginger, and/or jalapeño
2 TSP. SOMETHING SWEET Such as sugar, maple syrup, and/or agave syrup
¼ TSP. SALT
¼ TSP. BLACK PEPPER
Put all ingredients in a screw-top jar. Cover and shake well to combine.
Oil separation is natural. Cover and shake the jar or whisk together right before serving.
SLICED GREEN ONION
MINCED FRESH GINGER
CHOPPED FRESH CILANTRO
MINCED FRESH JALAPEÑO
WHITE WINE VINEGAR
CHOPPED FRESH DILL & CHIVES
PHOTOS: KIM CORNELISON; FOOD STYLING: PAUL GRIMES; PROP STYLING: SUE MITCHELL ■