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OIL-FREE BASIL DRESSING

28.08.2018 / By Sonia Raga / Published in SAUCES, DIPS & DRESSINGS

 

The perfect salad dressing for pesto lovers. You can make it in under 5 minutes and only requires a few simple ingredients and a blender. This oil-free basil dressing is vegan, oil-free and “lick-your-fingers” delicious.

 

oil-free basil dressing in a glass jar

 

Hey guys, I am so happy to be back. I haven’t been posting lately because I was on vacation and even though I wanted to schedule some posts in advance, it was kind of impossible. But I´m back to posting 1-2 times per week (hopefully mostly 2/week) and I couldn´t be more excited because I have awesome recipes to share with you.

 

oil-free basil dressing ingredients in a blender jar

 

Let’s start with this amazingly delicious oil-free basil dressing. This is the kind of dressing that you want to double or triple when making it because it fits with almost everything and it won’t last very long in your fridge. You can add it to salads, pasta, rice, veggies, potatoes…you name it.

 

salad with oil-free basil dressing

 

If you are wondering…”what if I don’t like basil?” No problem. Use any other herb, because this dressing is fully customizable. What about a cilantro dressing? That sounds amazing too.

 

oil-free basil dressing

 

I know it’s not a fancy recipe but most of us just prefer recipes that are easy, simple, tasty and that can be made in under 5-15 minutes. That’s what this oil-free basil dressing is all about. Simplicity. Oh, and pure deliciousness too!

 

salad with oil-free basil dressing

 

 

OIL-FREE BASIL DRESSING

Prep

Total

Yield 2 cups approx.

The perfect salad dressing for pesto lovers. You can make it in under 5 minutes and only requires a few simple ingredients and a blender.

Ingredients

  • 1 huge bunch of fresh basil (2 cups packed)
  • 1/3 cup (80ml) tahini
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon maple or agave syrup
  • 1 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup to 3/4 cups water (adjust to desired consistency)
  • Pinch pepper

Instructions

  1. Blend everything up until smooth.

Notes

  • Keep in an airtight container in the fridge up to 3-4 days.

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