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Pomegranate Vinaigrette Recipe

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Pomegranate Vinaigrette with Shrimp

Pomegranate Vinaigrette with Shrimp

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This recipe for pomegranate vinaigrette is great as a salad dressing or when drizzled over shrimp or salmon as an appetizer or main course salad. Fresh or bottled pomegranate juice will work but fresh is best because you will have the seeds for garnish.

Eastern Europeans developed a fondness for pomegranate from their Middle Eastern and Mediterranean neighbors and they are grown in some parts of Eastern Europe.

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Makes enough for 4 salads

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup fresh or bottled pomegranate juice
  • 1/4 cup red-wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 cup olive oil (not extra-virgin) or sunflower oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • Pomegranate seeds, for garnish
  • 1 tablespoon chopped chives, for garnish

Preparation:

In a medium bowl, mix the pomegranate juice, vinegar and honey, and let sit for 10 minutes. Whisk in the oil and adjust the seasonings. Mix in pomegranate seeds and chives, if using. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Stir thoroughly before using.
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