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Toasted Hazelnut and Pear Dressing

A simple and easy autumn dressing that pairs well with our Brussels Sprout Salad. Oil free is an added bonus with plenty of natural oils added from the hazelnuts.


11 servings, 375 ml, 1.5 cups



Total Time:

11 minutes


2.0 Litre Container


2 Tablespoon (30 ml) sherry vinegar
½ cup (125 ml) cold water
½ each (100 g) ripe pear, cut into large chunks
½ small (8 g) shallot, peeled
1 small garlic clove, peeled
3 each (20 g) dates, pitted
½ teaspoon (3 g) Dijon mustard
¼ small (17) lemon, peeled
½ teaspoon Pumpkin Spice
1 teaspoon kosher salt, optional
¼ cup (32 g) toasted hazelnuts


Place all ingredients into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure the blade base.

Start the blender on its lowest speed, then quickly increase to its highest speed. Blend for 1 minute. Refrigerate until chilled before serving.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size 30 g (1 serving)
Amount Per Servings
Calories 35
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 3 mg
Sodium 95 mg
Total Carbohydrate 4 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Sugars 2 g
Protein 1 g