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Cumin Lime Vinaigrette

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 15 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 4 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
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Nutrition Facts


173 cals


18 g

Saturated Fat

3 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

2 g

Monounsaturated Fat

13 g


5 g


1 g


1 g


1 g


16 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.

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