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Vinaigrette Dressing

Fresh, tasty ingredients make all the difference in this savory blend. It is light and very refreshing. You can also use it as a baste for chicken or fish.
Course Salad
Cuisine French
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 6 people


  • 1 cup canola or vegetable oil olive oil can be used
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar white or dark
  • 1 clove garlic chopped
  • 1/2 tsp. Dijon mustard, to taste or any other mustard
  • 1/2 tbsp. minced onions or chives, shallot
  • 1/2 tsp. white sugar to taste, or honey
  • 1/2 tsp. Kosher salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp. chopped fresh parsley or any other herb
  • lemon juice zest (optional) to taste


  1. Whisk all ingredients together in a bowl. Check seasonings and adjust to your tastes. Add a little lemon juice or zest (optional) if you like a bright citrus note. Refrigerate until ready to serve.