1 Ripe Apple, Cored, Chopped

1 Ripe Pear, Cored, Chopped

1/2 Cup (100 g) Granulated Sugar

2/3 Cup (160 ml) Water

1 Teaspoon Fresh Tarragon Leaves

4 Tablespoon (60 ml) Cider Vinegar, Divided Use

3 Tablespoons (45 ml) Fresh Lemon Juice, Divided Use


(1) Place fruit, sugar, water and tarragon in a medium saucepan and simmer, covered, over medium heat until very soft, about 4 to 6 minutes depending on ripeness of fruit

(2) Let water evaporate. There should be about 1 3/4 Cups (420 ml) fruit and liquid when finished cooking. Allow the mixture to cool

(3) Pour fruit mixture into the Vitamix container and secure lid

(4) Select Variable speed 1

(5) Switch machine to Start and slowly increase speed to Variable 10

(6) Blend for 20 seconds or until smooth

(7) Remove mixture to a medium-sized bowl. Whisk in half of the cider vinegar and lemon juice. Taste; dressing should be a pleasant blend of sweet tart. If desired, add remaining cider vinegar and lemon juice

Nutritional Information

Per 2 Tablespoon (30 ml) Serving: Calories: 32, Total Fat: 0 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Protein: 0 g, Fiber: 1 g, Carbohydrates: 8 g, Sodium: 1 mg, Cholesterol: 0 g