Blackberry-Basil Vinaigrette

Southern Living
Mary Allen Perry, Senior Food Editor, touts this dressing as one to use throughout the year. Drizzle it over salad greens topped with grilled or sautéed chicken breasts; apple or peach slices; crumbled blue or feta cheese; and roasted, glazed pecan pieces. (Find nuts in the produce aisle).
Makes 1 cup

Ingredients

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1/2 (10-oz.) jar seedless blackberry preserves
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
6 fresh basil leaves
1 garlic clove, sliced
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon seasoned pepper
3/4 cup vegetable oil

Preparation

Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Total: 10 Minutes

1. Pulse blackberry preserves, red wine vinegar, and next 4 ingredients in a blender 2 to 3 times or until blended. With blender running, add vegetable oil in a slow, steady stream, processing until smooth.

Created date

December 2009