Monday, January 19, 2009

Low-fat seasoned Mayonnaise


As I wrote in my previous post, I am trying to follow a low-fat cooking diet. I have this book I got recently from library called Low-Fat Cooking for good health by Gloria Rose which I follow for some of her low-fat recipes. One such recipe I made from the book was Low-Fat Mayonnaise, which is referred to as "Our" Mayonnaise in this book :) Its really easy and I used it as a dressing in other recipes. Here is the recipe which I modified by omitting certain ingredients and adding different herbs and seasoning.



This recipe calls for refrigerating overnight, hence this is a make ahead recipe.

Ingredients:

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4 tablespoons low-fat Cottage Cheese
1 egg white (preferably use fresh eggs)
2 tablespoons vinegar
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon Dijon-style mustard
3/4 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon soy sauce
1 teaspoon minced garlic
Bit of coriander leaves
Dry Basil powder (optional)



Method:

1. Place all ingredients in a blender/food processor and process until smooth, and creamy.
2. Transfer contents to a glass bowl and refrigerate overnight.
3. Can be used as a salad dressing or as a dip.
Lasts for 2-3 days.

luv
Roopa

14 comments:

Cham said...

I was eating mayp that is now once upon a time! Low fat looks a great subst!

Shama Nagarajan said...

this looks perfect and healthy too...........

Dershana said...

hey, this sounds really yum!

Marina said...

Thanks Roopa for a healthy Mayonnaise..... :-)

Kitchen Flavours said...

Wow yummy, low-fat and with those flavoured herbs..sounds gr8.

Asha said...

Great looking dip, we also get a fat free Mayo but doesn't taste that good. Great recipe, thanks! :))

Ashwini Kenchanna said...

Great simple and healthy dip..Thanks..

Divya Kudua said...

You made mayo at home..low fat..great Roopa and what a lovely presentation..I stay away from mayo except for that once in a while indulgence in a burger!!

kripa said...

This is such a great idea for a low fat Game Night Dip! Thanks!

Varsha Vipins said...

Lovely rich texture Roopa..I have a bottle of Mayo left,else would have made it now..:)

Varsha Vipins said...

Roopa,I tried now..its working..mebe the page was not fully loaded wen u tried..refreshing may help..nyways thanks for letting me knw dear..:)

ranji said...

wow!!u made mayo at home!!cool yaar...i have seen mayo preparations...need to whisk it for a long time till the yolks turned pale yellow...but this ones sounds simple and healthy as well made using egg whites...i used mayo in all my sandwiches...very tasty ..love it :)

Usha said...

Sounds delightful, would love to try this !

sangeeta said...

good one ......i must try as i like salads ....

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