Organic Blood Orange Almond Vinaigrette

organic blood orange

Makes 1 1/3 cups


1 1/2 cups fresh blood orange juice
1 shallot, peeled and minced
1 teaspoon minced fresh thyme leaves
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1/2 teaspoon orange zest from blood oranges
1/3 cup almond oil
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
Salt (kosher or sea salt)
Freshly ground black pepper


Bring blood orange juice to a boil in medium sauce pan. Reduce heat to a simmer and reduce until you have 1/3 cup of blood orange juice.

In a medium bowl, combine reduced blood orange juice, vinegar, shallot, thyme and blood orange zest.

Slowly drizzle oils into mixture while whisking until combined and thick. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Refrigerate until needed.

Chef’s note: You can use any of your favorite oils and or fresh herbs to make this outstanding dressing. This dressing pairs excellently with raspberries and fresh organic greens. As always use as many organic ingredients you can find for optimum flavor.

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