Creamy Lime Dressing

Serve as a dip for raw vegetables or baked chips, as a salad dressing, or as a sandwich spread.

Yield:

Makes about 2 1/2 cups

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Nutritional Information

Calories 70
Caloriesfromfat 79 %
Fat 6.2 g
Satfat 0.9 g
Monofat 3.5 g
Polyfat 1.6 g
Protein 3 g
Carbohydrate 1.7 g
Fiber 0.5 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 1.8 mg
Sodium 85 mg
Calcium 112 mg

Ingredients

1 (16-ounce) package firm tofu, drained
1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley*
1/2 cup fresh lime juice
1/2 cup olive oil
1/4 cup tahini
2 tablespoons lite soy sauce
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon salt

Preparation

Process all ingredients in a blender or food processor until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides. Chill until ready to serve.

*1/2 cup chopped fresh basil may be substituted.

Note: Tofu is made from soybeans, making it an excellent source of protein and cancer-fighting antioxidants. Look for brands fortified with calcium.

Note:

Su Abbott, Atlanta, Georgia,

February 2004