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Ginger Salad Dressing

Ginger in Ginger Salad Dressing

This is a healthy Creamy Italian Dressing for green salads or pasta with low fat cottage cheese and wonderful flavor additions.


1/2 knob fresh ginger, grated
1/2 cup salad oil
1/2 cup rice vinegar
Salt, black pepper and sugar to taste
1 teaspoon light soy sauce for color
1/2 onion, minced
5 garlic cloves, crushed


Mix all ingredients well in a salad dressing shaker.

Refrigerate well before serving.

Recipe Notes

Ginger dressing tastes wonderful on salads. It is especially terrific on cabbage salads and can also be used as a marinade or even served warm over vegetables, chicken, or seafood.

Nutrition Information

Serving size: 1-cup

Variation: Creamy Ginger Dressing

Creamy Ginger Dressing combines reduced calorie mayonnaise with lemon juice, soy sauce and fresh ginger.

1/2 cup reduced-calorie mayonnaise
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
1/4 teaspoon grated fresh ginger

Combine all ingredients and refrigerate.

Slimming Suggestion: To make a salad dressing, use equal parts water and vinegar, and half as much oil.

Nutrition information per serving: Serving size: 1 salad with 2 tablespoons dressing Calories: 313; Protein: 20g; Carbohydrate: 24g; Fat: 16g; Fiber: 4g; Sodium: 310mg

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