Low-Fat Honey Mustard Dressing

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Low-Fat Honey Mustard Dressing

This Low-Fat Honey Mustard Dressing packs a lot of flavors, and no preservatives, into its 61 calories!

Low-Fat Honey Mustard Dressing

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup non-fat plain yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon fresh minced tarragon, or 3/4 teaspoon dried, or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste

Method

Step 1

Combine all ingredients in a small bowl. Whisk until well blended. Keep refrigerated.

 

The story behind, Low-Fat Honey Mustard Dressing

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Low-Fat Honey Mustard Dressing. It’s perfect for my Salmon Salad Nicoise or to use as a dip for some chicken tenders

 

Low-Fat Honey Mustard Dressing

 

My son’s favorite salad to make is a knock-off of one that is famously served at Applebee’s Restaurants; Their Chinese Chicken salad is a  salad of shredded white cabbage, almonds, Chinese noodles, and sliced fried chicken tenders.  The dressing alone has 210 calories with 18 grams of fat; as served the salad has 1390 calories and 98g fat.

Yes, ladies and gentlemen, that’s one HUGE salad!

So…

See how much fat and calories you saved by making it yourself?  And money too!

This dressing is so easy to make yourself. Put everything into a bowl and whisk it up. Taste and adjust flavors as you want them. More mustard? Sure. More mayo? Add more. Salt? Pepper? Up to you. Prefer thyme to tarragon? Use thyme. It’s easy to adjust to your own taste.

LindySez, If you are craving an Oriental Chicken Salad, you don’t need to go to Applebees. Get up, get out of there, go home, and make it yourself.  Even if you buy the chicken tenders already made (and they sell them everywhere now, I’m quoting Safeway’s chicken tender info here) they are only 210 calories with 10g fat for 2 tenders.  See how much fat and calories you saved by making it yourself?  And money too!

 

Better than applebees oriental chicken salad

 

Yield: 1/2/ cup

Low-Fat Honey Mustard Dressing

Low-Fat Honey Mustard Dressing

This Low-Fat Honey Mustard Dressing packs a lot of flavors, and no preservatives, into its 61 calories!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup non-fat plain yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon fresh minced tarragon or 3/4 teaspoon dried, or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste

Instructions

Step 1

Combine all ingredients in a small bowl. Whisk until well blended. Keep refrigerated.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 61Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 5mgSodium: 263mgCarbohydrates: 5gFiber: 1gProtein: 1g

Based on a serving size of 2 tablespoons. Nutritional values may not be 100% accurate

 


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Recipe Comments

  1. posted by Elle on January 22, 2014

    Always up for a good chicken salad recipe Linda.

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  2. posted by Cher on January 22, 2014

    Great recipe, as always!!

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  3. posted by elaine schoch on January 22, 2014

    61 calories is a steal! I just might have to make this and the salad…

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    • posted by LindySez on January 23, 2014

      Easy Elaine! And good.

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  4. posted by Margie Rasmussen on June 22, 2015

    I love Honey Mustard dressing, and with the reduced calories….I just might put it on EVERYTHING!!

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  5. posted by anita on January 20, 2016

    how much is a serving?

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    • posted by LindySez on January 20, 2016

      Well now, that’s a good question you ask. A serving is 2 tablespoons of dressing. I will add that to the information box. Thanks for pointing out it was missing. I guess at 61 calories per serving, they just put on as much as they wanted LOL…Enjoy!

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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.
  • Calories
    61
  • Fat
    4g (1g Sat, 1g Mono, 1g Poly)
  • Protein
    1g
  • Carbohydrate
    5g
  • Dietary Fiber
    trace
  • Cholesterol
    5mg
  • Sodium
    263mg
  • A serving is 2 tablespoons.

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