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Anti Inflammatory Dressing

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At as many as 150 calories per 2 tablespoons, some dressings can almost neutralize the health benefits of eating a salad- especially if made with hydrogenated or low-quality oils.

This versatile dressing recipe contains raw garlic to preserve the allicin compound responsible for many of garlic’s health benefits, including its Glutathione content. Depending on the amount of garlic you add, it can pack a spicy punch and can be tweaked to showcase different flavors. For example, adding a bit of extra tarragon and rosemary  gives a Provencal taste, whereas additional basil and Parmesan gives more of an Italian taste.

Bonus: Add anchovies for DMAE and Omega-3 benefits while increasing the Caesar-like experience.

Ingredients:

  • 1 Cup Olive Oil
  • ½ cup fresh lemon juice
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 2-4 tables spoons of fresh herbs minced (thyme, basil, rosemary, tarragon are all recommended)
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Pepper to taste
  • Chili flake (optional) to taste

Directions:

1. Combine ingredients in blender and blend until well mixed.
2. Use right away and store  excess in an air tight container

What are your Perricone-friendly dressing recipes?

One thought on “Anti Inflammatory Dressing

  1. Awesome! I’ve been using nearly all of these ingredients in my dressing (except for chili flakes). I tend to stick with thyme or rosemary. Next time I will add chili flakes & alternate between basil & tarragon. I Love this dressing – super delicious!

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