Low Fat Creamy Garlic Dressing


Use this creamy garlic dressing for salads or as a dip for a vegetable tray. This is made with non-fat yogurt so is low in fats and WW Points.

On the new Weight Watchers FreeStyle plan, non-fat plain yogurt is a zero point food item, so you can have the creamy flavor without adding up your points for the day.

Even if you are not a member, this healthy salad dressing will save you on calories and fats so that you can stick to your diet without over doing it on the dressing.

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Creamy Garlic Dressing

You can use this dressing with a healthy summertime salad with grilled chicken for a light lunch or dinner appetizer.

For this recipe (and all recipes on this site) you will find nutrition information and the Weight Watchers points values including the new SmartPoints (Freestyle and non-Freestyle) and the older plus and original plans.

Recipe Type:

Dressing, Dip, Sauce

Degree of Difficulty:

Very Easy

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup plain, non-fat yogurt
  • 2 tbs Low fat milk
  • 1 1/2 tbs lemon juice
  • 1 tsp Virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp oregano, dried
  • 3/4 tsp garlic minced
  • 1 dash of salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Combine yogurt, milk and lemon juice in a small bowl.
  2. Mix to combine well.
  3. Add garlic and oregano and stir to blend.
  4. Add salt and pepper to taste, blending one last time.
  5. Refrigerate or serve immediately.

Cooking Times

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: n/a minutes

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition facts shown below are per serving. The number of serving is noted in the header section below. The serving size is the first item noted on the nutrition facts table.


Nutrition Per Serving

Number of Servings: 2
Serving Size 1/4 cup
Calories 71
Total Fat 3.6g
      Sat Fat 1.1g
Cholesterol 5.0mg
Sodium 196.0mg
Total Carbohydrates 6.5g
      Fiber .2g
      Sugar 1.1g
Protein 3.9g

Weight Watchers Points

FreeStyle
SmartPoints:
1 pts
SmartPoints
Non-FreeStyle:
2 pts
Points
Plus:
2 pts
Original
Points:
2 pts

The plain non-fat yogurt was not used when calculating the Freestyle SmartPoints.

Tips

If you want just a hint of sweetness to this creamy garlic dressing, add a teaspoon of honey to the recipe.


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