EASY BALSAMIC VINAIGRETTE MARINADE OR DRESSING

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Easy Balsamic Vinaigrette Marinade or Dressing

Makes over  1/2 cup

INGREDIENTS

      • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
      • 1 tablespoon Tamari sauce
      • 1 tablespoon olive oil
      • ¼ cup avocado
      • 1 tsp minced garlic (about 2 garlic cloves)
      • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
      • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
      • 1/2 tsp salt
      • 1/2 tsp freshly ground pepper

DIRECTIONS

Put all ingredients in a blender and mix until smooth.

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This dressing also makes a great marinade for roasting veggies on the grill,

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on a bed of your favorite greens bursting with some cherry tomatoes, peppers, onions slivers of cabbage and carrots…whatever veggies your heart desires…

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or even in your favorite hearty pasta salad….

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The key:  Don’t be afraid to mix up your favorite flavors. Make a small batch. Try it out and adjust your seasonings and flavors until you get it just right!

Also, when I use a dressing I don’t like to drench my salad – so that my delicious, crunchy veggies aren’t in swimming – a little dressing goes a long way – and won’t overpower the wonderful natural veggie flavors.

Cheers, Karen

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