Fig Vinaigrette

August 8, 2011 at 9:50 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Food, low calorie, low carb | Leave a comment
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Fig Vinaigrette

1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
5 floz Figs, dried , stemmed and coarsely chopped (Mission Figs)
6 tbsp cold water
1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
2 tbsp shallots, chopped , minced
1 tsp fresh thyme , minced
1 medium garlic cloves , minced
1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1/4 tsp salt

1 In a small saucepan, boil vinegar and figs over high heat. Lower heat and simmer for 5 minutes, liquid will be reduced to 1/3 cup.
2 In a food processor or blender, pulse the fig mix with water and lemon juice until there are no lumps.
3 Pour the mixture into a bowl and mix in shallots, thyme, and garlic. Slowly drizzle in olive oil; season with salt and whisk well.
Additional Information
Serve over fish . This dressing adds some kick and sweetness to any salad too.

Nutrition Facts
Makes 6 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories     78.1
Total Carbs     13.9 g
Dietary Fiber     1.6 g
Sugars     10.5 g
Total Fat     2.6 g
Saturated Fat     0.4 g
Unsaturated Fat     2.3 g
Potassium     136.4 mg
Protein     0.7 g
Sodium     104.5 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1/2 Fat, 1 Fruit

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