Blackberry Vinaigrette Recipe

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Blackberry Vinaigrette

Yield – About 1 1/2 cups

Preparation Time – 15 minutes

Cooking Time – 0 minutes


  • About 3/4 cups blackberry “juice”/puree ($1)
  • 1/2 cup red wine vinegar ($.30)
  • 1/3 cup olive oil ($.60)
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar or desired sweetener ($.01)
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  • Blend about 1 1/2 cup blackberries until a juice or puree forms.  Pour in 1/4 cup of water while blending if necessary, to form the puree.

  • Place the pureed blackberries into a strainer and stir around and press until the juice falls through.

  • And you’re just left with the pulp.

  • Take the strained juice and add it to a container with lid that you can shake vigorously.  Add the vinegar, olive oil, sweetener and some salt and pepper.


  • Shake. Vigorously. And then pour.

  • And enjoy over top of a simple salad.

Cost $1.91

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  1. Katie says

    This looks great!!!! I just picked a TON of lettuce from our garden so this will be great with it! Thank you!!!

  2. Karen says

    yum! am looking for a different version of salad dressing/chicken salad! I hope it is sweet but not sugary sickeningly sweet. :)

  3. Beth in Ohio says

    I’m a huge Balsamic vinegar lover, so that’s what I’m going to use in the Blackberry Vinaigrette recipe!

  4. Katie says

    Do you think you can make this with Strawberries? I have a ton and trying to figure out what to do with them! :)

  5. Krista says

    This is a little off topic, but I was wondering what blender you have. I’m thinking of buying vitamix or a blendtec later this year, but can’t decide which one. I noticed your blender is square, which could be either. Whichever it is that you own, do you like it, are there drawbacks, etc. I just hate to spend that much money without doing my research first. Thanks!!

  6. jan says

    I made this dressing (mine is much darker and inkier). Very nice on a salad of romaine lettuce, chopped apricots and shredded cheese. It paired nicely with pasta alfredo and cut the creamy-tasting sauce. Thanks!

  7. says

    I used balsamic and honey… poured over a bed of mixed greens, strawberries, a few almonds and topped it with a few thin slices of parmesan reggianno… excellent! The flavors blended very well… I think crumbled feta might work nicely as well. Healthy and great taste… you can’t ask for more than that.

  8. Doug says

    This actually works great for a chicken grill sauce. Use it to finish your chicken on the grill just like you would use a bbq sauce.


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