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Mustard and Cranberry Orange Salad Dressing

Combining piquant ingredients like apple cider vinegar, cranberries, onion, and mustard with sweet ones like navel orange and sugar gives you this well-balanced and versatile cranberry orange salad dressing. This goes well with various kinds of salad but it is especially good for serving over lettuce leaves as a side dish for poultry like chicken or turkey. This festive-flavored cranberry orange salad dressing is simple to make and you just have to add everything to the food processor to make it. If you do not have a food processor you can use a blender on the lowest speed setting.

Cider vinegar is reputed to have specific benefits to your health. Ever since 400 BC when Hippocrates used apple cider vinegar as an energizing tonic and healing elixir, this ingredient has been the subject of other test, checking for more health benefits. The potassium, calcium, pectin, acetic acid, malic acid and ash are all good for you, and you might like to use this ingredient in recipes like cranberry orange salad dressing if you suffer from bowel irregularity, heartburn, join pain or stiffness, skin rashes, obesity or high blood sugar levels.

Cranberry Orange Salad Dressing with Apple Cider Vinegar
Summary: This fruity dressing combines the sweetness of cranberries, orange with the savory taste of onion and mustard. Try this with pork, chicken or even grilled vegetables.
Cuisine: American
Recipe type: Salad Dressing
Serves: 15
Prep time: 
Total time: 
  • ½ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 cup cranberries
  • 1 peeled, segmented navel orange
  • ⅔ cup white sugar
  • 1 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon grated onion
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  1. Process the apple cider vinegar, cranberries, orange, sugar, onion, mustard, and salt in a food processor.
  2. With the motor running, add the oil in a steady stream until everything is incorporated.
  3. Chill until required.
(Makes 3 ½ Cups)

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This thick, rich dressing complements all kinds of dishes from poultry to pork, turkey, meatier types of seafood like cod or tilapia, or even grilled vegetables. Enjoy this dressing in a cheese sandwich or have a spoonful alongside any kind of salad. The sweetness of the fruit in this dressing contrasts with the piquant flavors of onion and mustard, to bring you a well-balanced result which is neither too sweet nor too spicy. Some salad dressings are sweet while others are savory, but this one takes the best of both worlds and produces a flavor which is perfectly balanced.

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Christine Szalay-Kudra

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