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Basil-Honey-Garlic Vinaigrette

Prep time 10 mins
Yield Makes 1 cup
Try this over your favorite tossed salad. 

Ingredients

  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

How to Make It

  1. Smash garlic and salt together using flat side of knife to make a paste.

  2. Whisk together garlic paste, oil, and remaining ingredients until blended.

  3. Kitchen Express: Whisk together 1/2 cup bottled balsamic vinaigrette, 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh basil, and 1 Tbsp. honey until blended. Makes about 1/2 cup; Prep: 5 min. Note: For testing purposes only, we used Newman's Own Balsamic Vinaigrette.