Atkins Salad Dressings

Basic French Dressing

Makes 1/2 cup

3 Tablespoons tarragon vinegar
1 Tablespoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon Krazy Salt (or seasoned salt)
3 turns of pepper mill
8 Tablespoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/4 teaspoon dry mustard

Beat all ingredients together until well blended.
Total grams carbohydrates: 2.5.

Creamy French Dressing

Serves 10
Makes 30 Tablespoons

3 Tablespoons Krazy Salt (or seasoned salt)
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
1/2 packet of Sugar Twin (or sweetener of choice)
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1 1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon garlic powder
5 Tablespoons tarragon vinegar
12 tablespoons olive oil
1 raw egg, beaten (fresh egg, tempered egg, or Egg Beaters)
1/2 cup heavy cream

Combine all ingredients in screw-top jar, shake well, and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.

Total Grams: 9.3
Grams Per Tablespoon Serving: .3

Green Goddess Dressing

1/2 medium avocado
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 clove minced garlic
2 chopped anchovies
1/8 cup finely chopped scallions
1 Tablespoon parsley
1/2 Tablespoon lemon juice
1/2 Tablespoon tarragon vinegar
1/2 teaspoon Krazy salt (or seasoned salt)
1/4 cup sour cream

Peel and pit avocado, force through a sieve or mix in a blender for 1/2 minute.
Put pulp in a bowl with remaining ingredients except the sour cream. Mix well.
Whip the sour cream and fold it int with the other ingredients.

Total Grams: 18
Grams Per Tablespoon: 1.1

Roquefort Dressing No. 1

Makes 14 Tablespoons

1/2 cup sour cream
2 Tablespoons tarragon vinegar
1 Tablespoon Sugar Twin (sweetener of choice)
3/4 teaspoon Krazy Salt (or seasoned salt)
1/2 teaspoon celery seed
1/4 cup crumbled Roquefort cheese

Place everything in blender (reserving half the Roquefort cheese) and mix until smooth. Pour into a bowl and fold in the reserved cheese. Chill before serving.

Total Grams: 9.4
Grams Per Tablespoon: .7

Roquefort Dressing No. 2

2 Tablespoons oil
1 Tablespoon cider vinegar
1 Tablespoon crumbled Roquefort or Blue cheese
1/2 teaspoon Salad Supreme

Mix all ingredients and serve.

Total Grams: 1.2

From Dr. Atkins Diet Cookbook, 1974

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