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Basil-Balsamic Vinaigrette

Prep time 5 mins
Yield Makes 3/4 cup (serving size: 2 tbsp.)
Serve Basil-Balsamic Vinaigrette over a mixed green salad, or toss with roasted potatoes or sweet potatoes for a tasty potato salad. Olive oil or another option low in saturated fat may be substituted for canola oil.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup white balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil*
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup canola oil

Nutrition Information

  • calories 121
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 12.3 g
  • satfat 0.9 g
  • monofat 7.3 g
  • polyfat 3.7 g
  • protein 0.0 g
  • carbohydrate 2.9 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 232 mg
  • calcium 3 mg

How to Make It

  1. Whisk together first 8 ingredients in a small bowl; gradually add canola oil in a slow, steady stream, whisking until blended.

    Peeling and Mincing Garlic
  2. *2 Tbsp. chopped fresh oregano may be substituted.