Spicy Cilantro Vinaigrette

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This lime-cilantro vinaigrette recipe has South American flair with the addition of jalapeño, lime juice and cumin. Serve this cilantro salad dressing recipe on a green salad or as a dipping sauce for grilled meat, seafood or veggies.

Spicy Cilantro Vinaigrette
photographer: Jim Westphalen
Nutritionist Tested & Approved

Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients
  • 1 cup cilantro

  • 1/2 cup canola oil

  • 1/2 cup lime juice

  • 2 small cloves garlic

  • 1 medium jalapeño pepper, halved and seeded

  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin

  • 1 teaspoon sugar

  • 1 teaspoon salt

Directions
  1. Place cilantro, oil, lime, garlic, jalapeño, cumin, sugar and salt in a blender or food processor and puree until smooth. Or blend in a large glass measuring cup or wide jar with an immersion blender.


Nutritional Facts

Servings
10
Serving Size
2 tablespoons
Calories
106
Carbohydrates
2 g
Fat
11 g
Saturated Fat
1 g
Protein
0 g
Cholesterol
0 mg
Dietary Fiber
0 g
Potassium
29 mg
Sodium
234 mg
Yield
1 1/4 cups
Exchanges
2 fat

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