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Basil Vinaigrette

Basil Vinaigrette

Need additional uses for that abundance of basil in your garden? Whip up a batch of Basil Vinaigrette. In 5 minutes, you can have this fresh vinaigrette ready to use.

This recipe goes with Tropical Spinach Salad with Grilled Chicken, Grilled Shrimp and Spinach Salad

Southern Living FEBRUARY 2012

  • Yield: Makes 1 1/2 cups
  • Hands-on:5 Minutes
  • Total:5 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1/2 cup raspberry vinegar
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper
  • 1 cup olive oil

Preparation

Whisk together basil, raspberry vinegar, minced garlic, brown sugar, Dijon mustard, salt, and red pepper until blended. Add olive oil in a slow, steady stream, whisking constantly until smooth.

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