Basic Vinaigrette

Basic Vinaigrette Recipe
Photo: Dana Gallagher


Makes 3/4 cup

Recipe from

Real Simple

Nutritional Information

Calcium 1.96 mg
Calories 166.66
Caloriesfromfat 95 %
Carbohydrate 2.18 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Fat 18 g
Fiber 0.08 g
Iron 0.17 mg
Protein 0.09 mg
Satfat 2.42 g
Sodium 94.26 mg


1/4 cup fresh lemon juice (from 1 to 2 lemons)
1 teaspoon honey
1 small shallot, minced
1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


Whisk together the lemon juice, honey, and shallot in a small bowl. Slowly add the oil in a thin stream, whisking constantly until emulsified. Season with the salt and pepper.

Frank Mentasana,

Real Simple

July 2005
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