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Citrus Vinaigrette

Citrus Vinaigrette

Yield About 1 cup

Prep Time
10 minutes
    Cook Time
n/a
       
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1 fork recipe Citrus Vinaigrette

Recipes are rated from 1 to 5 forks, with 1 fork being the easiest and 5 forks the most challenging.

Healthy, oil free salad dressing that is also wonderful on roasted vegetables. If you are afraid of making your own salad dressings, this is a easy and tasty way of adding some zing to your salads and vegetables.

 

Ingredients:

  • 2 Tablespoons Ground flaxseed or ground chia seeds
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup Fresh squeezed orange juice (blood oranges were used for the photo)
  • 1 Tablespoon Maple syrup (substitute honey if not vegan)
  • 1 Tablespoon Dijon style mustard
  • 1/4 cup White wine vinegar (substitute apple cider vinegar or rice vinegar)
  • 1 teaspoon Orange zest (zest from one fresh orange)
  • 1 pinch salt (or to taste)

Optional Additions:

  • 1/4 teaspoon granulated garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon granulated onion (1/8 teaspoon if using onion powder)

Special Equipment:

  • Blender or stick blender (optional)      

 

Preparation Method:

Putting it together:

In a medium or large bowl, combine the ground flaxseed or chia seed with the water and whisk to combine. Let the mixture rest for 10 minutes to hydrate. If using a blender, add to a blender jar and pulse to blend.

Add the remaining ingredients and whisk or blend to combine. Use immediately or place the dressing in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to 7 days.

 

Enjoy!

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