Packed with flavour, nutrients and antioxidants, Saskatoon berries are unique to western Canada, and western and north-central US. Saskatoons have been consumed by the indigenous aboriginals of Canada for their nutritional & medicinal benefits, and the name Saskatoon derives from the Cree word Misâskwatômina.

I love getting my Saskatoon berries from Our Family Farm, just outside of Calgary, through YYC Growers.

This vinaigrette has a lovely combination of sweet & sour flavours, and will upgrade your salads in just a few minutes..!

 

Prep time: 5 mins
Makes 3/4 cup

Nut free Gluten free

 

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup fresh Saskatoon berries*
  • 1/4 cup basil leaves
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 TBSP lemon juice
  • 1 TBSP maple syrup
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar

Instructions

Place all of the ingredients into a blender and blend into a smooth consistency.

 

* If using frozen berries, thaw before blending. You can also substitute Saskatoons for other berries in the recipe.

 

Use this vinaigrette in this delicious Saskatoon Kale Salad

 

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