Photo: Thomas J. Story
A shrub--a sweet-tart infusion of vinegar and fruit--adds complex flavors to this easy dressing by Mary Karlin, author of Mastering Fermentation. Karlin especially likes the dressing over a salad of romaine, radicchio, red onion, avocado, feta, and toasted pumpkin seeds.
Makes 1 cup
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3 tablespoons lime juice
2 tablespoons minced shallot
1/2 cup fruity extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
Total: 10 Minutes
In a small bowl, whisk together shrub and lime juice. Stir in shallot. Vigorously whisk in oil in a stream. Whisk in salt and pepper. Taste with a piece of lettuce; add more lime juice, salt, and pepper as needed.
Make ahead: Up to 1 week, chilled.