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Keto Raspberry Vinaigrette Low-Carb Salad Dressing (SCD)

It’s so easy to make your own homemade keto-friendly dressing. This keto raspberry vinaigrette recipe only takes a few minutes to make and it’s packed with fresh flavors that perfectly complement a low-carb lifestyle.

Keto Raspberry Vinaigrette Low Carb Dressing

Raspberries are a favorite fruit for many doing Keto because it is one of the lowest carb fruits, and you can make so many things with them! I think my favorite low carb recipe that uses raspberries is this Raspberry Creamsicle Recipe, if you are a big fan of raspberries, you’ll love this recipe.

Before going keto, I adored a certain raspberry vinaigrette, but it was packed with sugar. So, I crafted my own keto-friendly version that can easily be modified to fit into a Specific Carbohydrate Diet! I find joy in crafting my own dressings; they’re quick, preservative-free, and bursting with flavor.

This dressing? Ridiculously easy! It whips up in minutes, fresh and tangy with a gorgeous hue. Best part? It’s perfectly emulsified, with no separation! Plus, no need for thickeners. Try it once, and you’ll be hooked!

bowl of raspberries.

What’s in Keto Raspberry Vinaigrette?

The exact measurements and instructions are located in the recipe card at the bottom of the post.

  • Fresh raspberries: Bursting with flavor and antioxidants, raspberries add a delightful sweetness to the dressing.
  • White wine vinegar: Provides a tangy kick without overpowering the raspberry flavor.
  • Light olive oil: This balances the acidity of the vinegar and adds a smooth texture to the dressing.
  • Swerve confectioners: A keto-friendly sweetener that adds just the right amount of sweetness while thickening the dressing.
  • Fresh lemon juice: Brightens up the dressing with a hint of citrus.
  • Dijon mustard: Helps emulsify the dressing and adds a subtle spice.
  • Salt: Enhances the flavors and brings everything together.
  • Garlic: Adds a savory flavor and depth to the vinaigrette, complementing the sweetness of the raspberries with its aromatic richness.
  • Onion: Adds depth of flavor but if you aren’t a fan of onions, feel free to omit them.
mixing ingredients in bowl.

How to Make the Best Low-Carb Raspberry Vinaigrette

Step 1: Gather Your Ingredients

Measure out the fresh raspberries, white wine vinegar, light olive oil, Swerve confectioners, minced onion, fresh lemon juice, Dijon mustard, and salt.

Step 2: Blend Until Smooth

In a food processor, combine all the ingredients except for the olive oil. Then, blend until smooth and well combined.

Step 3: Stream in the Olive Oil

Next, with the food processor still running, slowly stream in the light olive oil until the dressing is fully blended and emulsified.

Raspberry Vinaigrette being poured over a salad

Step 4: Adjust to Taste

Taste the dressing and adjust the seasoning if needed. Add more salt or lemon juice to balance the flavors according to your preference.

Step 5: Serve and Enjoy

Pour the raspberry vinaigrette over your favorite salad greens and enjoy the burst of fresh flavors!

For precise measurements and detailed instructions, refer to the recipe card located at the bottom of the post.

Variations on this Recipe

If you are following the Specific Carbohydrate Diet, you can easily customize this raspberry vinaigrette to suit your dietary needs. Here are some variations to consider:

  1. Honey Substitute: Instead of using stevia or other low-carb sweeteners, opt for a small amount of honey to sweeten the dressing. Honey is compliant with the Specific Carbohydrate Diet and adds a natural sweetness to the vinaigrette.
  2. Omit Garlic: If you’re sensitive to garlic or following a strict elimination diet, you can omit the minced garlic from the recipe. The vinaigrette will still be flavorful thanks to the fresh raspberries and other ingredients.
  3. More Flavor: Enhance the flavor of the vinaigrette by adding in a shallot or fresh herbs such as basil, mint, or thyme.
Keto Raspberry Vinaigrette in salad bowl

Tips for Making the Best Low-Carb Dressing

  • Choose the Right Oil: Opt for light olive oil to let the raspberry flavor shine. Extra virgin olive oil may overpower the delicate taste of the raspberries.
  • Balance the Tanginess: Adjust the amount of white wine vinegar to suit your taste preferences. Start with ½ cup for a tangy dressing, or use ⅓ cup for a milder flavor.
  • Emulsify Without Thickeners: This vinaigrette recipe creates a beautifully emulsified dressing without the need for thickeners. The Dijon mustard helps bind the ingredients together for a smooth texture.
  • Experiment with Variations: Feel free to customize the dressing to your liking. Try adding a splash of balsamic vinegar for extra depth of flavor, or incorporate fresh herbs like basil or mint for a twist.
  • Store Properly: Keep any leftovers of the raspberry vinaigrette in an airtight jar in the refrigerator for up to a week. Give it a good shake before using it again to recombine the ingredients.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is raspberry vinaigrette dressing made of?

This homemade keto raspberry vinaigrette is made with fresh raspberries, white wine vinegar, olive oil, garlic, Dijon mustard, salt, black pepper, and stevia. You’ll love this flavorful and tangy dressing that adds a burst of fruity sweetness to your salads while staying low in carbs.

In fact, this raspberry vinaigrette dressing is perfect for those following a keto or low-carb diet, offering a healthy and flavorful alternative to store-bought dressings.

Is raspberry vinaigrette good for you?

Yes! Raspberry vinaigrette is not only delicious but also packed with health benefits. This homemade keto raspberry vinaigrette offers a nutritious blend of fresh raspberries, white wine vinegar, olive oil, garlic, Dijon mustard, salt, black pepper, and stevia. Raspberries are rich in antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals, including vitamin C, manganese, and dietary fiber, which promote overall health and well-being.

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oil and vinegar mixed with raspberries
Yield: 8 Servings

Keto Raspberry Vinaigrette

Prep Time: 4 minutes
Total Time: 4 minutes

Quick keto raspberry vinaigrette dressing for a sweet and tangy flavorful salad that fits into a low carb diet, Specific Carbohydrate Diet, and is Gluten-Free.

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup fresh raspberries
    • ½ cup white wine vinegar
    • ½ cup light olive oil
    • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
    • ½ teaspoon Dijon mustard
    • 1 Teaspoon minced Onion
    • 1/4 Teaspoon Minced Garlic
    • Salt to taste
    • ¼ tsp Keto Sweetener - I use Swerve confectioners sugar for low-carb, for SCD use honey.

    Instructions

      Measure out the fresh raspberries, white wine vinegar, light olive oil, Swerve confectioners or sweetener of your choice, fresh lemon juice, Dijon mustard, garlic, onion, and salt.

      In a food processor, combine all the ingredients except for the olive oil. Blend until smooth and well combined.

      With the food processor still running, slowly stream in the light olive oil until the dressing is fully blended and emulsified.

    Notes

    Taste the dressing and adjust the seasoning if needed. Add more salt or lemon juice to balance the flavors according to your preference.

    Feel free to omit the onion and garlic or use less vinegar to enhance the sweetness of the vinaigrette without introducing any savory notes.

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    Nutrition Information

    Yield

    8

    Serving Size

    1

    Amount Per Serving Calories 197Total Fat 14gSaturated Fat 2gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 11gCholesterol 0mgSodium 82mgCarbohydrates 19gFiber 1gSugar 18gProtein 0g

    The nutrition in recipes is caluculate by AI, mistakes happen. It is highly recommended to check carb counts to make sure these recipes fit into your diet.

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