Pomegranate Herb Vinaigrette

Let’s take control of our salad dressing situation with this pomegranate herb vinaigrette. A vinaigrette in its simplest form is a mixture of an acid and oil; other ingredients added to add flavor. This vinaigrette uses lemon juice and pomegranate (acidic ingredients ) and olive oil as its base. The fresh rosemary, thyme, garlic and mustard powder add more interest to the flavor. I think the star of this recipe is the pomegranate, like it was in my sweet potato and pomegranate salad.  Pomegranate packs a ton of micronutrients and phytonutrients like anthocyanins which provide that wonderful red color.

Try this recipe and let me know what you think.

Prep Time: 5 minutes . Yield: Serves 16

1 Cup Pomegranate Arils (seeds)
1/2 Cup Olive Oil
2 Cloves Garlic, minced
1 Tbsp Honey
1/2 Tbsp Fresh Rosemary, minced
2 Tsp Mustard Powder
1 Tsp Fresh Thyme leaves
1/2 Tsp Black Pepper
Cayenne Pepper to taste
Salt to taste
1. Combine pomegranate, oil, honey, mustard powder, black pepper and cayenne pepper in a bowl or the cup of a stand blender. Blend using an immersion blender or stand blender until smooth. Stir in rosemary, thyme and garlic; add salt to taste.

2. Enjoy with your favorite salad.

Nutrition per 1-Tablespoon Serving: 76 Cals; 4g Carb; 7g Fat; 0g Protein; 1g Dietary Fiber
Nutrition calculated using the MyFitnessPal Recipe Importer

About MyBodyMyKitchen

I'm Sean, founder of My Body My Kitchen (MBMK). I am dedicated to empowering my readers to live a healthy life. The food we eat and how it is prepared greatly affects our health. Through MBMK I empower my readers to take control of their health by providing them with the tools need to take control of your kitchens. I started MBMK in January 2015, after an overwhelming demand for my recipes on my personal Instagram account.

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