Sesame Miso Ginger Dressing
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Versatile Dressing

This Asian-inspired dressing is wonderful over salads and stir-fries, or as a marinade for protein. It’s chock full of ingredients that support digestion and the health of your microbiome. Ginger is a warming spice with anti-inflammatory properties and is known for its ability to ease digestion. Garlic has prebiotic fibers in it that help provide a healthy food source for your microbiome. Miso is a salty, savory paste made from fermented soybeans that contains healthy probiotic bacteria for gut health.

Prep time: 5 minutes
Makes about 8 oz

Recipe Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons avocado oil
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons tamari soy sauce or coconut aminos
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1-2 teaspoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon miso paste
  • 2-3 teaspoons freshly grated ginger
  • 1 garlic clove finely minced or grated


Whisk all ingredients together in a small bowl or pour into a jar with a lid and shake. Store in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks.

Lisa Markley, MS, RDN, LD

About the Recipe Author

Lisa Markley, MS, RDN, LD, is an integrative dietitian culinary nutrition expert with nearly two decades of experience working towards improving the health of others. She is passionate about educating others how to harness the healing power of food and healthful lifestyle changes.