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Pixie Tangerine Dressing

Recipe: Pixie Tangerine Dressing

Pixie Tangerine Dressing [1]Summary: Pixie Tangerines, considered among the finest citrus around, spark a simple, elegant dressing for salad, potatoes or anything else you want to put it on.


  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard (Grey Poupon brand preferred)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped shallot
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons honey (or agave) (Vital Zuman [2] organic honey preferred)
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme (or 1 tablespoon fresh)
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
  • Grind of fresh pepper
  • Zest of 2 Pixie tangerines
  • 1/4 cup Pixie tangerine juice (from 2 Pixies)
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 3/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil (Malibu Olive Oil [3] preferred)


  1. Add mustard through rice vinegar to a blender container and whirl for 15 seconds until combined.
  2. With blender running, add oil in a slow, steady stream until the dressing emulsifies and holds together.
  3. Taste and adjust for salt, pepper and sweetness.
  4. Makes about 1 1/3 cups.

Quick notes

Source: Adapted from a recipe by Malibu caterer Diana Temple [4].

Brands: I have listed my preferred brands, but of course, use any mustard, honey or oil you like. Just make it!

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Diet type: Vegetarian
Culinary tradition: USA (General)

Pixie Tangerine tree [5]