Shallot and Grapefruit Dressing

Shallot and Grapefruit Dressing Recipe
Photography: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Lydia DeGaris-Pursell
Drizzle this zesty, citrusy dressing over mixed gourmet greens topped with goat cheese and roasted corn. You can squeeze your own grapefruit juice or look for fresh grapefruit juice in the produce section of the grocery store.

Yield:

1 cup (serving size: 1 tablespoon)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 35
Caloriesfromfat 51 %
Fat 2 g
Satfat 0.3 g
Monofat 1.5 g
Polyfat 0.2 g
Protein 0.3 g
Carbohydrate 4.2 g
Fiber 0.1 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.1 mg
Sodium 1 mg
Calcium 4 mg

Ingredients

1 teaspoon olive oil
1/2 cup chopped shallots
2 cups fresh grapefruit juice (about 3 grapefruits)
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
2 teaspoons sugar
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 tablespoons olive oil

Preparation

Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add shallots; cook 5 minutes or until golden brown. Stir in juice. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, and cook until reduced to 1 cup (about 6 minutes). Remove from heat; cool.

Place the grapefruit juice mixture, cilantro, sugar, and pepper in a blender; process until smooth. With blender on, slowly add 2 tablespoons oil; process until smooth.

March 2003
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