Meet Your New Favorite Summertime Salad Dressing

June 1, 2015

This bright, refreshing dressing gets extra kick from slightly salty pickled plum paste. It livens up any salad, but we particularly like it served over crunchy vegetables for an updated summer slaw.

Citrus Umeboshi Dressing Recipe

Yield: about 4 servings
Active Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

3 tablespoons sesame seeds
2 teaspoons umeboshi paste
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 cup orange juice 
2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil

Salad

Thinly sliced red cabbage 
Green beans or sugar snap peas 
Blueberries 

Instructions

 Blend sesame seeds and umeboshi paste in a high-speed blender. Add in orange juice, lemon juice, and sesame oil. Blend until incorporated. Toss together salad ingredients, then drizzle dressing over salad. 

Photo credit: Paul Delmont

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Merce Muse

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