This Orange Salad Dressing is deliciously refreshing when paired with a green salad, pasta, bean salad, or even used as a marinade! Five minutes and a few ingredients are all you need to make this tasty dressing recipe!
I love this citrus Asian salad dressing with fresh kale, over a noodle or veggie grain bowl, with lettuce wraps, or even as a marinade for tofu.
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Healthy salad dressings that taste amazing are sometimes hard to come by, but this one is a winner!
Ingredients in orange salad dressing
Simply place all dressing ingredients in a medium bowl and whisk together well. I really like to use the jar minced garlic in this recipe because it is milder. Fresh works well too.
What is miso?
Miso, also known as soybean paste, is a traditional Japanese food. It is most commonly used for making miso soup. This recipe uses white miso which has a mellow, slightly sweet flavor.
This orange salad dressing is not just a summertime dressing but is terrific on so many other dishes. Some of my favorites are veggie bowls that have, not only vegetables but grains and beans as well.
Another terrific light and fresh recipe that uses this orange dressing is my Quinoa Chickpea Salad.
Tips for making this recipe
- This is such a simple dish that can be easily adjusted for taste preferences.
- If you prefer it a little sweeter, just add a little more maple syrup.
- Like it tangier? Try adding a little extra rice vinegar.
- The miso paste is very salty, so go easy on it adding only what is called for until you give it a sampling.
Recipes that could use a little orange salad dressing
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- 1/4 cup orange juice (juice from 2 oranges)
- 1/4 cup seasoned rice vinegar
- 2 teaspoons yellow or white miso
- 1 tablespoon maple syrup
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- 1 teaspoon ginger (grated, minced, or dry ground)
- Place all dressing ingredients in medium bowl and whisk together well.
- Note: I really like to use the jar minced garlic in this recipe because it is milder. Fresh works well too.
- Serve on green salad, pasta, wraps, slaw, or anything else you can think of.
Detailed instructions, in-process photos, and my personal helpful tips can be found in the article above.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 4 servings Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 30Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 108mgCarbohydrates: 6gFiber: 0gSugar: 5gProtein: 1g
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