Cilantro-Lime Dressing


1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and coarsely chopped,
1 clove garlic,
3/4 t minced fresh ginger root,
1/4 cup lime juice,
1/3 cup honey,
2 t balsamic vinegar,
1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste,
1/4 cup packed cilantro leaves,
1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil


Place the jalapeno pepper, garlic clove, and ginger into a food processor or blender; pulse until the jalapeno and garlic are finely chopped. Pour in the lime juice, honey, balsamic vinegar, and salt, add the cilantro leaves; pulse a few times to blend. Turn the food processor or blender on, and slowly drizzle in the olive oil until incorporated into the dressing. Season to taste with salt before serving.