Citrus vinaigrette

September 11, 2019
Woman holds green salad.

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Have you tried making a citrus vinaigrette? Experiment with other citrus juices in concentrated form. Look for lemon, lime, blood orange or grapefruit.


8 servings

  • 1 cup water
  • ½ cup orange juice concentrate
  • ½ cup canola oil
  • ¼ cup rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • Pinch of ground black pepper

In a blender, mix all ingredients until smooth. Serve immediately. Place leftovers in a container in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks. Shake well before use.

Nutritional information per 2 tablespoons

143 calories; 14 g total fat; 1 g saturated fat; 0 g transfat; 9 g monounsaturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 89 mg sodium; 7 g total carbohydrate; 0 g dietary fiber; 6 g total sugars; 0 g protein.

These recipes are created by the executive wellness chef and registered dietitians at the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program.

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