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Flaxseed Dressing

Flaxseed Dressing 6.000
Jun 21, 2012

This basic dressing makes use of flaxseed oil, which is a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids.

Servings: 6 tablespoons
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice (from 1/2 lemon)
  • 1 medium clove garlic, minced
  • Pinch sea salt, preferably Celtic
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 tablespoons flaxseed oil


Whisk together the lemon juice, garlic, and salt and pepper to taste in a medium bowl. Whisk in the oil until thoroughly blended. Taste, and adjust the seasonings as needed.

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Adapted from a recipe by Casey Seidenberg, co-founder of Nourish Schools, a District-based nutrition education company.

Tested by Jane Touzalin.

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Nutritional Facts

Calories per 1-tablespoon serving: 82

% Daily Values*

Total Fat: 9g 14%

Saturated Fat: 1g 5%

Cholesterol: 0mg 0%

Sodium: 24mg 1%

Total Carbohydrates: 1g 0%

Dietary Fiber: 0g 0%

Sugar: 0g

Protein: 0g

*Percent Daily Value based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Total Fat: Less than 65g

Saturated Fat: Less than 20g

Cholesterol: Less than 300mg

Sodium: Less than 2,400mg

Total Carbohydrates: 300g

Dietary Fiber: 25g

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