Low-Carb Diets Low-Carb Recipes Soups Low-Carb Strawberry Vinaigrette Recipe By Laura Dolson Updated April 07, 2017 Share Pin Email Print Strawberry Vinaigrette Salad Dressing. Juanmonino/E+/Getty Images More in Low-Carb Diets Low-Carb Recipes Soups Breads and Cakes Breakfasts Low-Carb Beverages Alcoholic Beverages Sauces and Marinades Salad Recipes Pizza Appetizers and Dips Vegetable Dishes View All Basics Food Lists Carb Counts for Common Foods Low-Carb Cooking Tips for Dining Out Nutrition Side Dishes Desserts Product Reviews Atkins Diet Information Menus Main Dishes Recipes Snacks Popular Diet Plans Glossary View All (5 ratings) Total Time 10 min Prep 10 min, Cook 0 min Servings 8 servings Raspberry Vinaigrette If you're looking for something a little different, this low-carb strawberry vinaigrette dressing recipe just might be the ticket.This vinaigrette is great with any green salad, but I especially like it with this strawberry chicken salad recipe, which is a main-course salad with your choice of greens, grilled or broiled boneless, skinless chicken breast, toasted almonds or toasted pine nuts or toasted sunflower seeds. feta or Parmesan cheese and sliced strawberries.Makes 8 (2-tablespoon) servings. Ingredients 1/2 cup sliced strawberries 2 tablespoons red-wine vinegar (balsamic is even better, but carb counts vary, so be careful) 1 teaspoon mustard Salt and pepper to taste Sweetener to taste (depends on sweetness of strawberries; you might not need it) Preparation Purée 1/2 cup sliced strawberries in a blender or food processor.Add 2 tablespoons red-wine vinegar or balsamic vinegar, 1 teaspoon mustard, salt and pepper to taste, and sweetener to taste. Blend well.Add 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil. Blend until creamy. Taste and adjust seasonings.Carbohydrate and Fiber Counts for StrawberriesStrawberries are highly nutritious, and they are one of the fruits that are lowest in sugar. Berries, including strawberries, are among the best choices of fruit on a low-carb diet.1/2 cup sliced strawberries: 5 grams of effective (net) carbohydrate plus 1.5 grams of fiber and 26 calories.1 large (1 3/8 inch in diameter) strawberry: 1 gram of effective (net) carbohydrate plus .5 grams of fiber and 6 calories.Why Berries Are So Good for UsThe phytonutrients (such as anthocyanins, quercetin, and ellagic acid) in berries have an antioxidant effect. They counter the natural oxidation in the body that contributes to aging of the tissues and many degenerative illnesses such as cancer, dementia, and damage to the arteries. In fact, it's hard to think of a body part that isn't positively affected by these nutrients. Blueberries are especially high in these chemicals, perhaps the highest of all fruits.Top 5 Best BerriesRaspberries: 1 cup of raspberries supplies 1/3 of our daily niacin needs. Strawberries: 1 cup of sliced strawberries contains a whole day's requirement for vitamin C.Blueberries: Blueberries are a good source of vitamin E.Blackberries: 1 cup of blackberries contain a day's worth of manganese.Cranberries: 1 cup of cranberries contains between 4 and 9 grams of fiber.More Low-Carb Recipes with BerriesStrawberry Topping Recipe (good on Low-Carb Cheesecake) Strawberry Shortcake RecipeFresh Berry Pie RecipePeach Melba Parfait RecipeRaspberry Chiffon Squares RecipeRaspberry Lemon Mousse RecipeRaspberry Fool RecipeRaspberry Vanilla Crea m Recipe (dessert)Sugar-Free Cranberry Chutney Recipe Rate this Recipe You've already rated this recipe. Thanks for your rating! Show Full Article Up Next Up Next Article Take a Look at a Day of Food on a High-Protein Low-Carb Diet Up Next Recipe Low-Carb Four Bean Salad Recipe Up Next Recipe Try This Gluten-Free Chicken Pot Pie With Biscuit Top Recipe Up Next Article What's the Nutritional Value of a Portobello Mushroom?