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Miso Dressing

Miso Dressing 1.500

Deb Lindsey for The Washington Post

Jun 21, 2012

This dressing is versatile enough to use on vegetables, fish or poultry.

Servings: 1.5 cups
  • 1/3 cup peeled and roughly diced Vidalia onion
  • 1 small or 1/2 large clove garlic, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon white miso
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons mirin (rice wine)
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • Generous pinch coarse salt
  • A few grinds of black pepper
  • 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon vegetable oil


Combine the onion, garlic, miso, sesame oil, soy sauce, vinegar, mirin, water, salt and pepper in a blender and process until smooth. Remove the center cap from the blender lid and, with the blender running, add the vegetable oil in a slow stream. Taste, and add salt and pepper if needed.

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Adapted from "My Father’s Daughter," by Gwyneth Paltrow (Grand Central Life & Style, 2011).

Tested by Jane Touzalin.

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Nutritional Facts

Calories per tablespoon: 45

% Daily Values*

Total Fat: 4g 6%

Saturated Fat: 1g 5%

Cholesterol: 0mg 0%

Sodium: 238mg 10%

Total Carbohydrates: 1g 0%

Dietary Fiber: 0g 0%

Sugar: 0g

Protein: 1g

*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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