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Japanese Ginger Dressing

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Japanese Carrot Ginger Dressing

Japanese Ginger Dressing

Jessica Braider
Super easy to make, this dressing/sauce is also very versatile. Use it on a salad with crispy lettuce, carrots, purple cabbage, etc, but also great with baked or sautéed tofu and roast or grilled chicken or beef, even tossed with Japanese soba noodles!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Salad
Cuisine Japanese
Servings 8 servings
Calories 120 kcal


  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/3 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 2 large carrots peeled and roughly chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh ginger peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1/2 Tbsp. lime juice only
  • 1.5 Tbsp. honey or try 1/4 apple instead to make sugar free
  • tsp. toasted sesame oil
  • 1 Tbsp. reduced sodium soy sauce or use tamari
  • 1 Tbsp. almond butter or use tahini


  • Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend til smooth. Store leftovers in the refrigerator for up to one week.


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Calories: 120kcalCarbohydrates: 5gProtein: 1gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 8gSodium: 78mgPotassium: 87mgFiber: 1gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 2548IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 14mgIron: 0.2mg
Keyword Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Kosher, Make-Ahead, Nut-Free, Salads, Side Dish, Vegetarian
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