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Five Low Fat Dressings

Five Low Fat Dressings

Delicious variations of five low fat dressings all low in fat and reduced in calories.

Base Dressing Ingredients

1 cup non-fat cottage cheese
1/3 cup non-fat buttermilk


Place ingredients in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth and creamy. If thinner consistency is desired, add more buttermilk. Combine suggested ingredients below for desired variation. Cover and refrigerate.

Creamy Blue Cheese Dressing

1/4 cup crumpled blue cheese and black pepper to taste.

Creamy French Dressing

1 teaspoon no salt added tomato juice
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon dry mustard
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon garlic powder, or to taste
Additional tomato juice to thin, if necessary

Creamy Green Goddess Dressing

3 anchovy filets finely chopped or pureed
1 teaspoon chopped green onion
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1 teaspoon chopped fresh tarragon, or to taste

Creamy Italian Dressing

1/2 teaspoon oregano
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon onion flakes

Creamy Thousand Island Dressing

1 tablespoon pickle relish
1 tablespoon chili sauce
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard

Nutrition Information (all variations except Blue Cheese and Green Goddess)

All variations make 12 servings.
Serving size: 1 ounce
Calories: 14; Total Fat: trace; Saturated Fat: trace; Cholesterol: 1mg; Sodium: 57mg; Carbohydrates: 1g; Fiber: 0g; Protein: 3g

Nutrients per serving (Blue Cheese):
Calories: 26; Total fat: 1g; Saturated fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 3mg; Sodium: 101mg; Carbohydrate: 1g; Protein: 3g; Dietary fiber: 0g

Nutrients per serving (Green Goddess):
Calories: 17; Total fat: trace; Saturated fat: trace; Cholesterol: 2mg; Sodium: 94mg; Carbohydrate: 1g; Protein: 3g; Dietary fiber: trace

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