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Cumin Lime Vinaigrette

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 15 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 8 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 8 ingredients

This Cumin Lime Vinaigrette is great with crunchy salads, like shredded cabbage or romaine.


  • 1 clove of garlic, finely chopped almost to a paste
  • 2 limes, zested
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons scallions, finely chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • ⅓ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped

Nutrition Facts


87 cals


9 g

Saturated Fat

1 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

1 g

Monounsaturated Fat

7 g


3 g


0 g


1 g


0 g


8 mg


  1. In a bowl mix the garlic, lime zest, lime juice, cumin, and scallions.
  2. Add the mustard and the olive oil to the lime mixture. Beat the ingredients together with a whisk until the sauce has emulsified.
  3. Add the cilantro just before serving.

Registered Dietitian Approved

All our recipes are created by chefs and reviewed by our Registered Dietitian Kate Ueland, MS, RD, CSO, a board-certified specialist in oncology nutrition, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and follows the guidelines set by the  Oncology Nutrition for Clinical Practice, 2nd Ed.,  published by the Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group, a professional interest group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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