Lower-Fat Salad Drizzle

  • Yield 16 servings

Reduce the amount of oil in traditional vinaigrette by substituting a little fruit juice.

Traditional vinaigrette is three parts oil to one part vinegar. In this recipe, a little fruit juice stands in for part of the oil.


1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon Dijon-style mustard
2 tablespoons chopped fresh herbs such as basil, thyme, rosemary, oregano or chives or 1 tablespoon dried
2 tablespoons fruit juice such as orange, apple or tomato
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
Juice of 1 lemon
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste


  1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor fitted with the metal blade or blender and process or puree 1 minute or until smooth. Makes 1 cup.



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