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Cranberry Salad Dressing in a glass bottle

Cranberry Salad Dressing

This delicious vinaigrette is made with cranberry sauce (store bought or homemade) and red wine vinegar. Pair it with a variety of salads or use on a club sandwich for extra flavor. Vegan. Recipes makes approximately 10 ounces (1.25 cups)
Course Dressings/Sauces
Cuisine American, Californian
Keyword Cranberry Dressing, Cranberry Sauce, Holidays, Vinaigrettes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Chilling time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 5 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 118kcal
Author Emma J. Watling


  • small blender or immersion blender


  • 1/2 cup oil olive, walnut, safflower, etc.
  • 1/2 cup cranberry sauce substitute cranberry preserves
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons stone ground mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • Add all ingredients to a hand blender (or a deep sided bowl for use with an immersion blender) and blend until well combined.
  • Place dressing in an airtight jar and refrigerate overnight (or at least 4 hours before use).
  • Use dressing within one week.


  • If your cranberry sauce is unsweetened (or less sweet): add some maple syrup, honey, or agave to taste
  • This vinaigrette can also be made by hand with a whisk, but it may be less emulsified (creamy). 


Serving: 2Tablespoons | Calories: 118kcal