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Blackberry-Basil Vinaigrette

Hands-on time 10 mins
Total time 10 mins
Yield Makes 1 cup
Mary Allen Perry, Senior Food Editor, touts this dressing as one to use throughout the year. Drizzle it over salad greens topped with grilled or sautéed chicken breasts; apple or peach slices; crumbled blue or feta cheese; and roasted, glazed pecan pieces. (Find nuts in the produce aisle).

Ingredients

  • 1/2 (10-oz.) jar seedless blackberry preserves
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 6 fresh basil leaves
  • 1 garlic clove, sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned pepper
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil

How to Make It

  1. Pulse blackberry preserves, red wine vinegar, and next 4 ingredients in a blender 2 to 3 times or until blended. With blender running, add vegetable oil in a slow, steady stream, processing until smooth.

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