Special Occasion Strawberry Vinaigrette Recipe

  • Makes: 5 Servings
  • Ready In: 5 mins
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time:

This fresh spring variation on raspberry vinaigrette makes a low-fat, high-taste topping for salads. Let it elevate a salad into a special-occasion meal by serving it over Red Sails lettuce, grated carrots, chickpeas, green onions, and raisins — topped with strawberry slices — as shown.

    Nutritional Information (per serving)

  • Calories: 57
  • Sodium: mg
  • Carbohydrates: 2g
  • Sugar: 2g


  1. 6 large strawberries, about 120 grams

    2 tablespoons olive oil

    1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

    pinch salt


    1. Rinse and hull strawberries (remove the leaves and where they attach to the berries).
    2. Combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor fitted with the steel blade.
    3. Process until smooth.
    4. Serve within an hour or refrigerate.
    5. Keeps refrigerated for two or three days, but best served immediately.

Linda Watson

Linda Watson started the Cook for Good project after becoming obsessed with the national Food Stamp Challenge: living on a dollar a meal per person for a week. Her three-week experiment became a lifestyle, the website CookforGood.com, the book Wildly Affordable Organic, and now the Wildly Good Cook videos and teachers' training program. She teaches cooking classes and gives talks on thrift, sustainability, and food justice across the country. You can get more from Linda on Facebook..

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