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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
Servings: 1 Cup
Calories: 1457kcal
Author: Hina Gujral



  • ¾ Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • ¼ Cup White Wine Vinegar
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon Italian herb mix, optional
  • 1 clove garlic crushed/grated
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon Mustard


  • 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.


  • If Dijon mustard is not available you can use either yellow mustard or the honey mustard paste for the recipe.


Calories: 1457kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 162g | Saturated Fat: 22g | Sodium: 66mg | Potassium: 69mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 38IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 2mg