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Try basic vinaigrette on mixed greens, steamed or boiled vegetables, such as greens beans, asparagus, broccoli, or potatoes.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a small bowl, whisk together vinegar, mustard, salt, pepper, and a pinch of sugar.

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  • Slowly add oil, whisking until emulsified, or shake the ingredients in a jar, or whirl them in a blender.

Variations

To make different types of vinaigrette, do the following:
Garlic: Add 1 teaspoon minced garlic or 1/2 clove crushed.
Balsamic: Substitute balsamic vinegar for the wine vinegar.
Lemon Parmesan: Use fresh lemon juice instead of vinegar; add 1/4 cup finely grated Parmesan.
Scallion: Add 3 chopped whole scallions (about 1/4 cup).
Herb: Add 2 tablespoons chopped fresh herbs, such as thyme, parsley, or tarragon. Blue Cheese: Add 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese, such as Roquefort.

Reviews

158 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 28
  • 4 star values: 29
  • 3 star values: 53
  • 2 star values: 34
  • 1 star values: 14