Creamy Italian Dressing


1/2 lb. tofu
2 T. olive oil
2 T. lemon juice
4 garlic cloves
1 t. salt
1/4 t. basil
1/4 t. oregano
1/4 t. thyme


In blender, process tofu, oil, lemon juice, and garlic. Add seasonings; mix thoroughly. Let stand several hours to enhance flavor. Yields: 1-1/4 cups.

Nutritional Information:

Calories per tablespoon: 21; protein: 1 gram; fat: 2 grams; carbohydrate: 0 grams.

Georgia E. Hodgkin, Ed.D., R.D., is an associate professor in the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics in the School of Allied Health Professions at Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California.

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