Cranberry Orange Vinegar Recipe and Orange Cranberry Vinaigrette Recipe

I enjoy making an assortment of vinegars but this is a favorite. The longer the cranberries and oranges sit in the vinegar, the more intensely flavored it becomes.— Kathy Rairigh, Milford, Indiana
 
 

Yield: 6 cups or 96 Servings

Ingredients:

  • 6 cups white wine vinegar
  • 1 package (12 oz.) fresh or frozen cranberries, chopped
  • 3 medium oranges, sectioned and chopped

Directions:

  1. In a large saucepan, heat vinegar to just below the boiling point. In a large bowl, lightly mash the cranberries and oranges; add heated vinegar. Cover and let stand in a cool dark place for 10 days.
  2. Strain mixture through a cheesecloth and discard pulp. Pour into sterilized jars or decorative bottles. Seal tightly. Store in a cool dark place.

Nutritional Facts
1 tablespoon equals 9 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, trace sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.

Originally published as Cranberry Orange Vinegar in Taste of Home Christmas Annual Annual 2010, p129

Orange Cranberry Vinaigrette

Cranberry Orange Vinegar and Orange Cranberry Vinaigrette
Photo by Taste of Home©

Yield: 1-1/4 cups or 10 Servings

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup Cranberry Orange Vinegar or raspberry vinegar
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon poppy seeds

Directions
In a blender, combine the first six ingredients. Cover and process for 1 minute. While processing, gradually add oil in a steady stream. Stir in poppy seeds. Store in the refrigerator.

 

Nutritional Facts
2 tablespoons equals 120 calories, 11 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 119 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.

 
Originally published as Cranberry Orange Vinaigrette in Taste of Home Christmas Annual Annual 2010, p129

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