Strawberry-Orange Vinegar and Strawberry Poppy Seed Dressing Recipes

Strawberry-Orange Vinegar Dressing

This light and refreshing strawberry-orange dressing from our Test Kitchen will nicely accent any fresh green salad. Use your favorite salad greens or a ready-to-serve package to keep things simple. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
Strawberry Orange Vinegar
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Yield: 1-2/3 cups or 26 Servings


  • 1 medium orange
  • 2 cups white wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar
  • 2 c. sliced fresh strawberries


  1. Using a citrus zester, peel rind from orange in long narrow strips (being careful not to remove pith). In a large saucepan, heat vinegar and sugar to just below the boiling point. Place strawberries in a warm sterilized quart jar; add heated vinegar mixture and orange peel. Cover and let stand in a cool dark place 10 days.
  2. Strain mixture through a cheesecloth; discard pulp and orange rind. Pour into a sterilized pint jar. Seal tightly. Store in the refrigerator up to 6 months.

Nutritional Facts
1 tablespoon equals 15 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, trace sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein. Diabetic Exchange: Free food.

Originally published as Strawberry Orange Vinegar in Healthy Cooking April/May 2012, p31


Strawberry Poppy Seed Dressing

Strawberry Poppy Seed Dressing
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  • 1/3 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 1/4 cup Strawberry Orange Vinegar (see above recipe) or raspberry vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon poppy seeds

Nutritional Facts:
2 tablespoons equals 108 calories, 9 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 74 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1/2 starch.

Originally published as Strawberry Poppy Seed Dressing in Healthy Cooking April/May 2012, p33