Freshly grated turmeric makes a wonderful foundation for this colorful, flavorful simple vinaigrette, which accents pungent greens as well as Mediterranean-inspired salads. This Fresh Turmeric Vinaigrette offers a great way to highlight that fresh turmeric you spied at the natural food store, but didn’t know what to do with!
Rich in anti-inflammatory compounds and warm earthy flavor, it’s a healthy habit to include more turmeric in your diet. And one of the easiest things you can do with fresh turmeric root is to shred it into a vinaigrette with olive oil and lemon juice, then use it in salads, as a marinade for tofu, or a topping for wraps and salads. Try this simple, five-ingredient turmeric vinaigrette over your next salad bowl.
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This easy, five-ingredient turmeric vinaigrette is teeming with fresh lemon and colorful turmeric which makes it perfect for salads and marinades.
- 1 lemon, juiced
- 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
- 1 small turmeric root (about 1-inch), finely shredded
- Pinch sea salt and black pepper
- Mix all ingredients together in a small dish.
- Drizzle over your favorite salad.
- Makes 1/3 cup dressing, enough for one large salad.
- Category: Dressing
- Cuisine: American
- Serving Size: 1 serving
- Calories: 78
- Fat: 8 g
- Saturated Fat: 1 g
- Carbohydrates: 5 g
- Fiber: 1 g
Keywords: vegan salad dressing, healthy salad dressing
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