It's not often that I don't like something here. I'm not trying to be overly kind. I try to be objective on things. However, there are some items that hit my pantry and I need to call them what they are: basic. And Trader Joe's Organic Rose Vinaigrette is just that.
Behold. A vinaigrette. Three dressings landed at the same time: this rose, a sesame, and a fig.
Other than being labeled organic there is absolutely nothing special about the contents of this bottle. And in fact, I feel it is a long list of missed opportunities.
For $3.49, the bar is just a bit higher. This isn't some $1.99 dressing. This is nearly double that.
Then there is the taste. I was hoping for some semblance of rose. It's faint at best. Put it on a salad and whatever rose I could taste disappears.
And then there are the ingredients. Why high oleic sunflower oil? It's flavorless.
At least if they had used unrefined sunflower oil, there would have been an added layer of flavor. Even good olive oil can add more flavor. But here, nothing.
If you can get some oil you like, some red wine vinegar, and some Italian seasoning, then you'll have something better than what is in this jar. Not as convenient. But certainly cheaper. If I'm going to drop nearly $4 on a bottle of dressing, especially a vinaigrette, it better be something special.
Here you just have expensive basic dressing.
Will I buy this again? No, I will not buy Trader Joe's Organic Rose Vinaigrette again.
Did you try it? Let me know what you think in the comments section!
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Trader Joe's Organic Rose Vinaigrette
Product Name: Trader Joe's Organic Rose Vinaigrette
Product Description: Trader Joe's Organic Rose Vinaigrette is a dressing with rose and wine vinegars
Trader Joe's Organic Rose Vinaigrette is a dressing with rose and red wine vinegars.
- Ready made.
- Nothing special here.
- The rose does not come through