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Classic Vinaigrette Recipe

The classic vinaigrette is one of the basic salad dressing recipes.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: classic vinaigrette, salad dressing recipe
Servings: 1 Cup
Author: Hina Gujral

Ingredients

  • 3/4 Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/4 Cup White Wine Vinegar
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon Italian herb mix optional
  • 1 clove of garlic crushed/grated
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon Mustard

Instructions

  • In a small bowl, whisk together vinegar, mustard, and garlic cloves.
  • Season with salt, pepper and Italian herbs mix.
  • Add olive oil in a slow, steady stream and whisk the dressing until emulsified nicely.
  • Taste and adjust the seasoning accordingly.
  • Shake well before using the dressing.

Notes

If Dijon mustard is not available you can use either yellow mustard or the honey mustard paste for the recipe.
This recipe yields approximately 1 Cup of dressing.