Strawberry Vinaigrette

Photo by: Joseph De Leo

by BlueKaleRoad

about 1 year ago

feastathome's Testing Notes:

BlueKaleRoad's Strawberry Vinaigrette is a gorgeous hot pink color, but in addition to its good looks, the dressing does a marvelous job of adding well-balanced, bright, and fruity flavors to seasonal green salads. The acidity of the vinegar counteracts the sweetness of the strawberries and agave perfectly. Because the vinaigrette uses so little oil, the stawberries lead the charge in the flavor department, and the dressing feels light and fresh -- never slick.

Our neighborhood strawberry stand is open now and we are making daily visits. In addition to eating strawberries straight from the box on the walk home (we joke that the pints are single servings...) I am delighted to use strawberries in both sweet and savory ways. This vinaigrette is the result of a savory frame of mind and is delicious over spinach or baby greens, with cheese or to dress a fruit salad.

Makes 1 1/2 cups

  • 2 1/2 cups strawberries, sliced
  • 4 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon agave syrup
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • A pinch of kosher salt

Puree all the ingredients in a food processor until smooth. Store vinaigrette in a jar in the fridge for up to one week.


Nutrition Info:


  • 160 calories
  • 8g total fat
  • 1g saturated fat
  • 0mg cholesterol
  • 79mg sodium
  • 23g carbohydrate (4g dietary fiber, 16g sugar)
  • 2g protein
6 Comments Add a Comment
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    lapadia says: Voted! Congrats to you! I had a feeling about this one :) I made some strawberry sorbet that had the same beautiful color as your vinaigrette.

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  • Fb

    BlueKaleRoad says: Thank you so much, Linda! Your strawberry sorbet sounds divine...especially perfect now that summer is truly here. :)

    about 1 year ago
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    inpatskitchen says: Congrats on your finalist status! Lovely vinaigrette!

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    BlueKaleRoad says: Thank you, Pat - it's an honor! :)

    about 1 year ago
  • Sara_lorikeets

    hardlikearmour says: Gorgeous color - it's almost too pretty to eat :-)

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    BlueKaleRoad says: Thank you, HLA! I do love its color...strawberries always create such a nice rosy pink.

    about 1 year ago

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