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Ginger-Miso Tofu Dressing

Mellow white miso adds a pleasing savory sweetness to this creamy ginger dressing that partners perfectly with mixed green salads, slaws or grain salads. It is also great spooned over cooked asparagus.
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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 10 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Yield: about 1 1/2 cups
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1/2 cup low-fat firm silken tofu (4 ounces)

3 tablespoons rice vinegar

3 tablespoons white (shiro) miso (see Ingredient note)

1/4 cup water

2 tablespoons chopped fresh ginger

2 teaspoons canola oil

1 clove garlic, crushed and peeled


  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender; blend until smooth. Thin with more water, if desired.
  2. Made from fermented soybeans, miso is a common ingredient in Japanese cooking. There are different types of miso, in shades ranging from white and yellow to reddish brown and dark brown. Available at health-food stores and Japanese markets.

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