Japanese Onion Dressing
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Cuisine: raw food, raw vegan, gluten-free
Serves: 3-4
  • ½ of purple onion
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1½ - 2 Tablespoons gluten-free tamari or nama shoyu (raw soy sauce)
  • 1 Tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1½ Tablespoons coconut vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  1. Thinly slice the onion, and place it in a bowl. Add the salt and massage the onion until it's wilted. Let it sit for 15 minutes.
  2. Place the onions in a sieve and rinse well under water until the sliminess of the onions is reduced. Firmly ring it out.
  3. Take out a small amount of onion and chop finely, and set aside.
  4. Put the remaining sliced onion, Tamari, maple syrup, coconut vinegar, and olive oil into the blender, blend until smooth.
  5. Add in the finely chopped onion, and run the blender on lowest speed for a few seconds, until it's mixed well.
  6. Serve over salad.
The flavor intensity and the amount of salt in the soy sauce can vary depending on the brand, or the kind of soy sauce you are using. Adjust the soy sauce amount to taste.

Store it in a air tight container. It keeps in the refrigerator for 3 days.
Recipe by Mariko Sakata | Raw Food and Plant-based Recipes at https://marikosakata.com/raw-vegan-japanese-onion-dressing/