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Vidalia-Honey Vinaigrette

Christy serves this over a salad of mixed greens, chopped apple, toasted pecans, and dried cranberries.

Southern Living OCTOBER 2010

  • Yield: Makes about 1 1/3 cups
  • Total:3 Hours, 28 Minutes


  • 1/2 cup chopped Vidalia onion
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil, divided
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar, divided
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper


1. Sauté onion in 1 Tbsp. hot oil in a medium skillet over medium heat, stirring often, 8 minutes or until caramel colored. Add 2 Tbsp. vinegar, stirring to loosen particles from bottom of skillet. Remove from heat; cool 5 minutes.

2. Process onion mixture, honey, next 3 ingredients, and remaining oil and vinegar in a blender 30 seconds or until blended. Cover and chill 3 to 24 hours.


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