Basic Vinaigrette

Basic VinaigretteRecipe
Photo: Antonis Achilleos; Styling: Gerri Williams for James Reps


Once you try this super-simple Basic Vinaigrette, you'll find yourself tossing it on anything from salads to sandwiches to grilled meat.


Yields: About 3/4 cup (serving size: 2 tbsp.)

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Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 121
Fat 12 g
Satfat 2 g
Protein 0.0 g
Carbohydrate 3 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Sodium 187 mg


6 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
4 1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil


Whisk vinegar, mustard, salt and pepper. Continue to whisk while adding oil in a slow, steady stream until dressing is emulsified and thickened.