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Miso Dressing
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Contributed by: JoyceAdded: Jan 31, 2014 at 01:53 AM


Great tasting, easy dressing recipe.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (2 beneficials)
  • Salad
  • 2/3 cup unpasteurized White or Dark Miso
  • 1/3 cup apricot oil or canola oil
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1/2 to 1 TBSP lemon juice
  • 2 TBSP agave syrup (less or more to taste)
  • 2 to 3 tsp. dried chives (to taste)
How to make it:
  1. Utentils/kitchenware: 2-cup glass measuring cup and stick blender recommended.
  2. Place miso and oil in glass measuring cup.
  3. Blend well with stick blender to emulsify before adding any water.
  4. Add about half of the water and blend it in well.
  5. Add remaining water and blend until smooth.
  6. Add lemon juice and 1 TBSP agave. Blend and then taste to see if you want the other TBSP agave.
  7. Complete all blending before adding dried chives. Mix in chives with spoon to wet them well.
  8. Pour directly from the glass measuring cup into a large salad dressing bottle. Makes 2 cups. (Long shelf life in the refrigerator.)

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Chives  N N N N N N N N
Canola Oil1 ,2 N N N N A A N A
Miso3 B B B N A A N A
Agave Syrup  N N N N N N N N
Lemon/Lemon Juice1 B B B B N N N N
[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .
[3] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

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