Miso-Carrot-Ginger Salad Dressing

Naturally fermented, unpasteurized foods, like miso, are rich in a variety of helpful bacteria called probiotics. Research shows that these beneficial microbes provide essential support for gastrointestinal, immunological, and overall health. Try this salad dressing on fresh greens for a healthful lunch or dinner.
  • ­­2 tbsp. sesame seed oil (untoasted)
  • 1 tbsp. toasted sesame oil
  • 2 oz. rice vinegar
  • 3 tbsp. white miso
  • 2 medium carrots, peeled and cut into small pieces
  • 1-inch gingerroot, peeled and cut into small pieces, or 1-2 tsp. ginger juice
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1-2 tsp. raw honey
  • 1 tsp. tamari
  • ¼ tsp. turmeric powder
  • salt and pepper (white or black), to taste

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Put all ingredients except salt and pepper into a blender or food processor; pulse briefly several times to begin combining ingredients.
  2. Let machine run for a minute or so until mixture is chunky-smooth.
  3. Add salt and pepper to taste and drizzle over mixed greens.