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Cranberry-Cilantro Vinaigrette

Type: Vegetables
Courses: Salads, Sauces, Vegetarian

Recipe Ingredients

3/4 cup 69g / 2.4ozFresh or frozen cranberries
1/4 cup 59mlRed raspberry vinegar
2 tablespoons 30mlMinced shallots
1 tablespoon 15mlMinced garlic
1 teaspoon 5mlDijon mustard
1/3 cup 78mlCranberry juice
1/4 cup 59mlWalnut oil
2 tablespoons 30mlMaple syrup)
  = (or brown rice syrup
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlSalt
1/8 teaspoon 0.6mlFreshly-ground black pepper
1/2 cup 118mlSafflower oil
1/3 cup 5.3g / 0.2ozFreshly-chopped cilantro

Recipe Instructions

In a blender or food processor, place the cranberries, vinegar, shallots, garlic, and mustard, and pulse a few times to roughly chop. Add the cranberry juice, walnut oil, maple syrup, salt, and pepper, and blend for 1 to 2 minutes or until very smooth.

While the machine is running, drizzle in the olive oil through the feed tube, and continue to blend until well emulsified. Add the chopped cilantro and blend an additional 30 seconds.

Taste and add additional salt and pepper, if needed. Transfer the vinaigrette to an airtight container, store in the refrigerator for 1 to 2 weeks. Shake well before using.

This recipe yields 2 1/4 cups.

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