Fresh Turmeric Vinaigrette (Vegan, Gluten-Free)

Sharon Palmer

Freshly grated turmeric makes a wonderful foundation for this colorful, flavorful simple vinaigrette, which accents pungent greens as well as Mediterranean-inspired salads. This Fresh Turmeric Vinaigrette offers a great way to highlight that fresh turmeric you spied at the natural food store, but didn’t know what to do with!

Rich in anti-inflammatory compounds and warm earthy flavor, it’s a healthy habit to include more turmeric in your diet. And one of the easiest things you can do with fresh turmeric root is to shred it into a vinaigrette with olive oil and lemon juice, then use it in salads, as a marinade for tofu, or a topping for wraps and salads. Try this simple, five-ingredient turmeric vinaigrette over your next salad bowl.

Fresh turmeric

For more tips on how to use turmeric, check out my blog here.

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Fresh Turmeric Vinaigrette (Vegan, Gluten-Free)


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  • Author: The Plant-Powered Dietitian
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

This easy, five-ingredient turmeric vinaigrette is teeming with fresh lemon and colorful turmeric which makes it perfect for salads and marinades.


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Ingredients

  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 small turmeric root (about 1-inch), finely shredded
  • Pinch sea salt and black pepper

Instructions

  1. Mix all ingredients together in a small dish.
  2. Drizzle over your favorite salad.
  3. Makes 1/3 cup dressing, enough for one large salad.

  • Category: Dressing
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 78
  • Fat: 8 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 5 g
  • Fiber: 1 g

Keywords: vegan salad dressing, healthy salad dressing

For more recipes featuring turmeric, check out some of my favorites:

Pistachio Turmeric Rice Power Bowl
Scrambled Turmeric Tofu with Mushrooms and Greens
How to Make Your Own Turmeric Smoothie

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