Toasted Macadamia Nut Dressing
July 25, 2016
Macadamia nuts have a buttery taste and are a rich source of heart-healthy energy. Keep this dressing in a tightly covered container in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks.
Virgin Diet compliant: Cycles 1, 2, and 3
Sugar Impact Diet compliant: Cycles 1, 2, and 3
- Prep: 5 mins
- Cook: 5 mins
- Yields: 1/2 cup
1Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a small skillet over medium heat.
2Add the macadamia nuts and cook, stirring occasionally, until lightly toasted, 4 to 5 minutes.
3Transfer to a bowl and let cool.
4Coarsely chop the nuts.
5Combine the remaining oil, the vinegar, mustard, monk fruit extract, salt, and pepper in another bowl.
6Stir in the cooled nuts and any oil that accumulated at the bottom of the bowl.
This recipe is part of the Backyard BBQ menu, with BBQ Glazed Chicken, Tex-Mex Burgers with Avocado Salsa, Cucumber & Radish Salad, and Blueberry Sorbet. Check out the Backyard BBQ Menu and Guide for links to all the recipes, plus more handy tips and activities for the best backyard BBQ ever!
Originally published in The Virgin Diet Cookbook, Grand Central Life & Style, 2014.
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