Cider-Sorghum Vinaigrette

Cider-Sorghum Vinaigrette Recipe
Photo: Hector Sanchez
Finish you favorite autumn salad with Cider-Sorghum Vinaigrette. The concentrated flavor of an apple cider reduction, plus a shot of sorghum syrup, add rich complexity, not just sweetness, to the vinaigrette.


Makes 2 1/4 cups
Total time: 40 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 20 Minutes
Total: 40 Minutes


1 cup apple cider
1 (3-inch) cinnamon stick
1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
1/3 cup sorghum syrup
1 shallot, minced
2 tablespoons bourbon
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon table salt
1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 cup canola oil


1. Cook first 2 ingredients in a 3-qt. saucepan over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 10 minutes or until cider is reduced to 1/4 cup. Remove from heat, and cool completely (about 20 minutes).

2. Transfer cider mixture to a bowl, discarding cinnamon stick. Whisk in vinegar and next 6 ingredients. Add oil in a slow, steady stream, whisking constantly until smooth.

September 2013
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