cranberry almond vinaigrette

 Cranberry  Almond Vinaigrette

I got the idea for this dressing from my love for Post  Almond and Cranberry Cereal - I thought it was a great flavor combination. I like this dressing over a mixed green salad, potato salad (yes, it actually works) and even grilled salmon or warm roast turkey breast and glazed ham steaks at Christmas. I really love the colour of this dressing - whatever it touches looks so pretty.

Prep : 15 mins
Cook : 0 mins
Serves : 6 portions




1/2 cup unsweetened cranberry juice
1/3 cup light flavoured oil (so as not to drown the cranberry flavor)
1 tbs lemon juice
1 level tbs finely chopped dried cranberries
1 level tbs finely chopped shallots
1 level tbs finely chopped parsley
2 level tsp finely ground almonds
1/2 tsp hot chili OR red pepper flakes
1/2 level tsp garlic powder
2 level tsp salt (or to taste)
3 level tsp sugar (or to taste)



Combine all ingredients in a screw top jar and shake vigorously till salt and sugar are completely dissolved.

Use as you would any salad dressing.

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posted by danadooley on 24 Mar 08 - 5183 views


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