This morning I tried a vinegar and oil free salad dressing recipe. It turned out pretty good, so I thought I’d share.
1 1/4 c. water
3/4 c. raw, hulled sunflower seeds
2 T. lemon juice (juice from one lemon)
1 t. onion powder
1 t. paprika
1 clove garlic
1 t. Herbamare sea salt seasoning blend
Blend everything in a high powered blender (Vitamix or Blendtec work great!) for a few minutes, until smoothy and creamy. (If it’s a little gritty, blend on high for another couple minutes.) Makes 2 cups of dressing. Use less water to make a spread instead of dressing which would work great on sandwiches and wraps instead of mayo. Add different seasonings for your own taste. Next time I might try basil and oregano for a creamy italian type dressing. Dressing thickens after sitting awhile, so next time you serve it you will probably need to add just a bit more water to get to a pourable consistency again.
Below is a link to the original recipe without my modifications. I cut everything in half except the garlic and sea salt. To me it was a little bland, so I used the whole clove of garlic, and the full teaspoon of sea salt blend that I used in place of sea salt. If I had used straight sea salt, a half teaspoon probably would have been enough.