Pomegranate Salad Dressing (Homemade Pomegranate Vinaigrette)

Easy Homemade Pomegranate Vinaigrette Recipe Easy, tasty, healthy homemade pomegranate salad dressing recipe, aka pomegranate vinaigrette, will effortlessly elevate your salads! The best thing about this salad dressing recipe is that it is easy to make and uses only a few ingredients available all year round. Pomegranate salad dressing is the perfect dressing for your…

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Easy, tasty, healthy homemade pomegranate salad dressing recipe, aka pomegranate vinaigrette, will effortlessly elevate your salads! This salad dressing recipe is easy to make and uses only a few ingredients available all year round. Pomegranate salad dressing is perfect for all your salads, including holidays or festive salads! Making this simple, refreshing, homemade pomegranate dressing in your blender only takes a few minutes. Also, pomegranate vinaigrette is vegan and gluten-free!

Easy Homemade Pomegranate Vinaigrette Recipe

Easy, tasty, healthy homemade pomegranate salad dressing recipe, aka pomegranate vinaigrette, will effortlessly elevate your salads! The best thing about this salad dressing recipe is that it is easy to make and uses only a few ingredients available all year round. Pomegranate salad dressing is the perfect dressing for your holidays or festive salads! I paired it with my award-winning Christmas salad, and it was a joy to behold! 

This pomegranate salad dressing recipe is colorful, tart, and sweet with a perfect balance that will have your whole family happily taking second helpings of salad every time! This is a kid-friendly salad dressing; my kids love it! If you wish to give your salads more zing, use this homemade pomegranate vinaigrette dressing and ignore the store-bought!

Making this simple, refreshing, homemade pomegranate dressing in your blender only takes a few minutes, just like my citrus salad dressing or apple cider salad dressing. Don’t settle for that store-bought stuff when you can have healthy and fresh dressing to really make your salads stand out!

Easy, tasty, healthy homemade pomegranate salad dressing recipe, aka pomegranate vinaigrette, will effortlessly elevate your salads! This salad dressing recipe is easy to make and uses only a few ingredients available all year round. Pomegranate salad dressing is perfect for all your salads, including holidays or festive salads! Making this simple, refreshing, homemade pomegranate dressing in your blender only takes a few minutes. Also, pomegranate vinaigrette is vegan and gluten-free!

Why You Will Love This Blender Pomegranate Salad Dressing Recipe

  • It comes together in minutes.
  • Pomegranate salad dressing is healthy and nutritious!
  • It’s both sweet and tangy, making it a match for just about any salad. 
  • It’s vegan, making it a great option for your meatless friends and family.
  • You only need a few ingredients. 
  • Did I mention it tastes amazing? I did, but I’m telling you again…it tastes AMAZING!
  • Clean up is easy because you used the blender!
  • This salad dressing is pretty and perfect as a holiday/festive dressing!
Easy, tasty, healthy homemade pomegranate salad dressing recipe, aka pomegranate vinaigrette, will effortlessly elevate your salads! This salad dressing recipe is easy to make and uses only a few ingredients available all year round. Pomegranate salad dressing is perfect for all your salads, including holidays or festive salads! Making this simple, refreshing, homemade pomegranate dressing in your blender only takes a few minutes. Also, pomegranate vinaigrette is vegan and gluten-free!

Is Pomegranate Vinaigrette Good for You?

Yes, it certainly is! You’re using pomegranates which are loaded with antioxidants and fiber, making this a great dressing for your health. You can use just the juice, but making it from the whole seeds gives you the best nutrition. 

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This is the perfect dressing for our holiday festive salad!

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Easy, tasty, healthy homemade pomegranate salad dressing recipe, aka pomegranate vinaigrette, will effortlessly elevate your salads! This salad dressing recipe is easy to make and uses only a few ingredients available all year round. Pomegranate salad dressing is perfect for all your salads, including holidays or festive salads! Making this simple, refreshing, homemade pomegranate dressing in your blender only takes a few minutes. Also, pomegranate vinaigrette is vegan and gluten-free!

Ingredients for Healthy Pomegranate Salad Dressing

Pomegranate seeds, olive oil, maple syrup, Dijon mustard, lemon juice, monk fruit sweetener, salt and pepper

How to Make Pomegranate Salad Dressing Recipe (Step-by-Step)

Make the salad dressing that turns everyone into a salad lover. Here’s how!

  1. Make Pomegranate Juice from pomegranate seeds:

    Skip this step if using store-bought pomegranate juice. First, I assume you know how to cut open/seed a pomegranate. If not, use this recipe. Second, pulse your blender several times to blend the pomegranate seeds, then strain them to get just the juice. You want to keep the seeds out of this strained juice. And do not add water! Afterward, rinse your blender and set aside for the next step.
    You can also use store-bought pomegranate juice if you prefer. If you decide to do it that way, buy 100% pure pomegranate juice without any added sweeteners.Easy, tasty, healthy homemade pomegranate salad dressing recipe, aka pomegranate vinaigrette, will effortlessly elevate your salads! This salad dressing recipe is easy to make and uses only a few ingredients available all year round. Pomegranate salad dressing is perfect for all your salads, including holidays or festive salads! Making this simple, refreshing, homemade pomegranate dressing in your blender only takes a few minutes. Also, pomegranate vinaigrette is vegan and gluten-free!

  2. Add Ingredients to the Blender:

    Add the pomegranate juice, Dijon mustard, maple syrup, and lemon juice. Basically, everything except your olive oil. Blend.

  3. Add olive oil

    While blending the dressing together, you’ll slowly add the olive oil in to help it emulsify. Easy, tasty, healthy homemade pomegranate salad dressing recipe, aka pomegranate vinaigrette, will effortlessly elevate your salads! This salad dressing recipe is easy to make and uses only a few ingredients available all year round. Pomegranate salad dressing is perfect for all your salads, including holidays or festive salads! Making this simple, refreshing, homemade pomegranate dressing in your blender only takes a few minutes. Also, pomegranate vinaigrette is vegan and gluten-free!

  4. Taste and Adjust Flavors

    Once everything is well-combined, taste it and adjust the seasonings according to your preferences. You can then put it in your mason jar until you’re ready to serve it, or go ahead and dress your salad, then serve!Easy, tasty, healthy homemade pomegranate salad dressing recipe, aka pomegranate vinaigrette, will effortlessly elevate your salads! This salad dressing recipe is easy to make and uses only a few ingredients available all year round. Pomegranate salad dressing is perfect for all your salads, including holidays or festive salads! Making this simple, refreshing, homemade pomegranate dressing in your blender only takes a few minutes. Also, pomegranate vinaigrette is vegan and gluten-free!

How to Use Pomegranate Vinaigrette

This tasty pomegranate salad dressing is great on any salad. It would be perfect for the fall and winter holidays, such as your Christmas or Thanksgiving salads. Check out my ultimate festive pomegranate salad with arugula, apples, and pecans! It’s also great for light and summery salads like strawberry blueberry spinach salad, spring mix salad, or even mango salad or Cobb salad

Healthy pomegranate arugula salad with apples and pecans is easy to make, pretty, and perfect for any occasion! My pomegranate salad bursts with delicious flavors from the slightly spiced arugula, sweet and crisp apples, and crunchy pecans. This easy salad is bejeweled with fresh pomegranate seeds or arils and finished with pomegranate salad dressing. This would make an enviable summertime salad recipe as well! #Pomegranatesalad #arugulasalad #pomegranate #salad
Pomegranate vinaigrette was perfect for this festive looking salad! YUM

How to Store Leftover Pomegranate Salad Dressing

You’ll need to tuck this pomegranate salad dressing into your fridge when you have leftovers. It will last for 2 weeks in your mason jar, but if you’re like me, you’ll have used it up long before then. You will want to let it sit on the counter for a few minutes before using it when it’s been in the fridge since the oil solidifies. Just shake it up from there and it will be ready to serve again!

Easy, tasty, healthy homemade pomegranate salad dressing recipe, aka pomegranate vinaigrette, will effortlessly elevate your salads! This salad dressing recipe is easy to make and uses only a few ingredients available all year round. Pomegranate salad dressing is perfect for all your salads, including holidays or festive salads! Making this simple, refreshing, homemade pomegranate dressing in your blender only takes a few minutes. Also, pomegranate vinaigrette is vegan and gluten-free!

Pomegranate Salad Dressing FAQs

What is pomegranate vinaigrette made of?

Pomegranate vinaigrette is made from pomegranate juice, lemon juice, olive oil, Dijon mustard, maple syrup, monk fruit sweetener, salt, and black pepper. 

Does pomegranate reduce belly fat? 

There’s good news about pomegranates – not only do they taste great but they also can help you soothe inflammation and get belly fat under control. It is full of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds that can help you look and feel your best.

What flavors mix well with pomegranate? 

Pomegranate goes great with berries, apples, mango, pear, pineapple, and citrus. For vegetables, it pairs well with arugula, kale, spinach, squash, and Swiss chard. You can use it well with spices like cinnamon, honey, maple syrup, mint, and vanilla. It’s so versatile that it matches fish, pork beef, seafood, and chickpeas. And yes, it’s a dream with salty goat cheese and feta. 

Is pomegranate vinegar good for the liver? 

Not only is pomegranate good for your overall health, but it may help support liver health. It has phenolic compounds that scavenge free radicals, making it easier for better liver health.

Is pomegranate vinegar good for weight loss? 

According to recent research, sipping on pomegranate vinegar revealed that it can reduce belly fat accumulation. So, make your salads taste better and get more benefits from them by using this delicious dressing!

When is pomegranate season?

Unfortunately, pomegranate season is really short – from September to November. However, you may still be able to find them sparingly in the grocery stores during the summer months. If you can’t find fresh pomegranates though, you can always buy the juice at the store

Easy, tasty, healthy homemade pomegranate salad dressing recipe, aka pomegranate vinaigrette, will effortlessly elevate your salads! This salad dressing recipe is easy to make and uses only a few ingredients available all year round. Pomegranate salad dressing is perfect for all your salads, including holidays or festive salads! Making this simple, refreshing, homemade pomegranate dressing in your blender only takes a few minutes. Also, pomegranate vinaigrette is vegan and gluten-free!

Variations/Substitutions

  • Try a different kind of sweetener if you don’t have monk fruit sweetener.
  • Replace the maple syrup with raw organic honey or use only sugar substitute.
  • Use any other citrus fruit juice instead of lemon such as lime, grapefruit, or orange. 

How to Make This Vegan Vinaigrette:

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Easy, tasty, healthy homemade pomegranate salad dressing recipe, aka pomegranate vinaigrette, will effortlessly elevate your salads! This salad dressing recipe is easy to make and uses only a few ingredients available all year round. Pomegranate salad dressing is perfect for all your salads, including holidays or festive salads! Making this simple, refreshing, homemade pomegranate dressing in your blender only takes a few minutes. Also, pomegranate vinaigrette is vegan and gluten-free!

Pomegranate Salad Dressing (Homemade Pomegranate Vinaigrette)

  • Author: Nkechi Ajaeroh, MPH
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Category: Salad Dressing
  • Method: Blender
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan

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Easy, tasty, healthy homemade pomegranate salad dressing recipe, aka pomegranate vinaigrette, will effortlessly elevate your salads! This salad dressing recipe is easy to make and uses only a few ingredients available all year round. Pomegranate salad dressing is perfect for all your salads, including holidays or festive salads! Making this simple, refreshing, homemade pomegranate dressing in your blender only takes a few minutes. Also, pomegranate vinaigrette is vegan and gluten-free!


Ingredients

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Instructions

  1. Make Pomegranate Juice from pomegranate seeds. Skip this step if using store-bought pomegranate juice. First, I assume you know how to cut open/seed a pomegranate. If not, use this recipe. Second, pulse your blender several times to blend the pomegranate seeds, then strain them to get just the juice. You want to keep the seeds out of this strained juice. And do not add water! Afterward, rinse your blender and set aside for the next step. Note: You can also use store-bought pomegranate juice if you prefer. If you decide to do it that way, buy 100% pure pomegranate juice without any added sweeteners. Easy, tasty, healthy homemade pomegranate salad dressing recipe, aka pomegranate vinaigrette, will effortlessly elevate your salads! This salad dressing recipe is easy to make and uses only a few ingredients available all year round. Pomegranate salad dressing is perfect for all your salads, including holidays or festive salads! Making this simple, refreshing, homemade pomegranate dressing in your blender only takes a few minutes. Also, pomegranate vinaigrette is vegan and gluten-free! 
  2. Add Ingredients to the Blender. Add the pomegranate juice, Dijon mustard, maple syrup, and lemon juice. Basically, everything except your olive oil. Blend. 
  3. Add olive oil. While blending the dressing together, you’ll slowly add the olive oil to help it emulsify. Easy, tasty, healthy homemade pomegranate salad dressing recipe, aka pomegranate vinaigrette, will effortlessly elevate your salads! This salad dressing recipe is easy to make and uses only a few ingredients available all year round. Pomegranate salad dressing is perfect for all your salads, including holidays or festive salads! Making this simple, refreshing, homemade pomegranate dressing in your blender only takes a few minutes. Also, pomegranate vinaigrette is vegan and gluten-free!
  4. Taste and Adjust Flavors. Once everything is well-combined, taste it and adjust the seasonings according to your preferences. You can then put it in your mason jar until you’re ready to serve it, or go ahead and dress your salad, then serve! Easy, tasty, healthy homemade pomegranate salad dressing recipe, aka pomegranate vinaigrette, will effortlessly elevate your salads! This salad dressing recipe is easy to make and uses only a few ingredients available all year round. Pomegranate salad dressing is perfect for all your salads, including holidays or festive salads! Making this simple, refreshing, homemade pomegranate dressing in your blender only takes a few minutes. Also, pomegranate vinaigrette is vegan and gluten-free! 

Notes

Not sure how to cut and seed a pomegranate fruit? See this recipe.

Refrain from adding water to pomegranate seeds when you make the juice. However, You may add one tablespoon of water while juicing to help extract all the juice.

See this recipe for the technique/reference if you need help making pomegranate juice.

Add monk fruit sweetener and maple syrup to your preference. You can substitute them with honey, agave, and any other sweetener.

Keywords: Pomegranate, pomegranate vinaigrette, pomegranate salad dressing, salad dressing, sauce, salad, holiday recipe, vegan salad dressing

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Easy, tasty, healthy homemade pomegranate salad dressing recipe, aka pomegranate vinaigrette, will effortlessly elevate your salads! This salad dressing recipe is easy to make and uses only a few ingredients available all year round. Pomegranate salad dressing is perfect for all your salads, including holidays or festive salads! Making this simple, refreshing, homemade pomegranate dressing in your blender only takes a few minutes. Also, pomegranate vinaigrette is vegan and gluten-free!

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10 Comments

  1. I’ve got to admit, this type of dressing is my favorite. Easy to make, tasty and absolutely healthy. Just perfect!

  2. This was such a unique and unexpected recipe that does not disappoint! Turned out perfectly sweet, light and delicious; easily, a new favorite recipe!

  3. I would never hav thought o use pomegranates in a dressing but it really works! So easy to make and delicious drizzled on so many dishes like grilled chicken.

    1. Oh, yes, Amanda. This dressing is so good on grilled meat and fish! It equally makes a great dipping sauce!

  4. Such a pretty dressing! I love that color and how you made it with fresh pomegranate seeds. The flavors sound fantastic.

  5. My neighbor has a pomegranate tree and is always offering me pomegranates, now I know what to do with them! This dressing sounds like it will be delicious over an arugula salad. I also like the tip of using a blender and strainer to get the juice pomegranate seeds.