As Sunday evenings are a “clean the frig” night, I decided to make myself a salad, using up the left overs in the frig. Sound familiar? As a result I came up with this recipe for my salad dressing.
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup lemon juice
1-1 1/2 tsp Dijon Mustard
2-3 Tablespoons of Splenda (or your favorite sweetener)
1/2 rounded tsp of Guar Gum (to thicken)
Whisk all the ingredients together and place in refrigerator for about an hour. Test for thickness. If necessary, you can a a pinch more of the Guar gum. Whisk it in, and return the dressing to the frig. Don’t be upset if you get a bit to much, you can easily whisk in a few drops of water.
The options- cut back on the sweetener then add garlic, or sun dried tomatoes, bits of pepper, etc. Have fun experimenting on your on version.
Remember- everything I make is just a place to “start.”