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$0.26 per serving
Ready in 5 minutes
Spoonacular Score: 2%
The recipe Oil and Vinegar Dressing can be made in roughly 5 minutes. For 26 cents per serving, this recipe covers 2% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. One serving contains 337 calories, 0g of protein, and 21g of fat. This recipe serves 8. Head to the store and pick up sugar, cabbage, water, and a few other things to make it today. Not a lot of people really liked this side dish. 4 people found this recipe to be yummy and satisfying. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free and vegan diet. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 6%. This score is very bad (but still fixable). Users who liked this recipe also liked Oil and Vinegar Dressing, Oil and Vinegar Salad, and Oil and Vinegar Vinaigrette.
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If you're trying to cut back on sugar, consider replacing some of the sugar in this recipe with a sweetener like Stevia or Splenda. If you're against these kinds of sweeteners, start reducing the amount of real sugar you use until your tastebuds adjust.
Before you pass up garlic because you don't want the bad breath that comes with it, keep in mind that the compounds that cause garlic breath also offer a lot of health benefits. Garlic has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, and antiviral properties. If you really want to get the most health benefits out of your garlic, choose Spanish garlic, which contains the most allicin (one of garlic's most beneficial compounds).
Be conscious of your choice of cooking oils. Some studies have shown that vegetable oils like safflower oil, sunflower oil, and canola oil might actually contribute to heart disease. Olive oil is a good alternative for low temperature cooking, while coconut oil is a recent favorite for high temperature cooking. Do your research!
Although the body needs salt to survive, most of us get too much. The problem with consuming too much salt (what chemists call "sodium chloride") is actually the sodium part, which is why people concerned about high blood pressure go on low-sodium diets. If you are trying to reduce salt in your diet, you can try salt substitutes like potassium chloride or try to make do with less salt by using more black pepper, herbs, and spices.
Here's a trick for peeling garlic quickly. Put the garlic clove on your cutting board. Take a knife with a thick blade and place the blade flat across the garlic clove (the clove should be closer to the handle than the middle of the blade). Whack down on the flat side of the blade with your free hand to smoosh the garlic a bit. Done correctly, the skin will peel right off.
Good news: cabbage is not only cheap, it is also one of the "clean fifteen" so you do not have to spend extra to buy it organic, unless you really want to.
According to the Non-GMO Project, about 90% of the canola oil in the United States is made from genetically modified rapeseed, so if this issue is important to you be sure to buy certified organic or certified GMO-free canola oil!