Sweet Basil Vinaigrette

Southern Living
The perfect recipe to use the basil from your garden. Drizzle Sweet Basil Vinaigrette over your favorite salad or with Spring Garden Strawberry Salad.


Makes 1 1/2 cups


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1/3 cup red wine vinegar
2 shallots, chopped
3 tablespoons sugar
3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
3/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup canola oil


Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Total: 10 Minutes

Process first 8 ingredients in a blender until smooth. With blender running, add canola oil in a slow, steady stream, processing until smooth.

Created date

March 2012