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Greek Vinaigrette

Whip up this easy vinaigrette in just minutes for authentic Greek flavor in the comfort of your own home. Leftover vinaigrette is great on mixed greens, fresh mozzarella and tomato salad, or sliced tomatoes. For more recipes like this, check out our complete collection of salad dressing recipes.

This recipe goes with Spinach Salad with Feta, New Potatoes, and Artichokes

MyRecipes MARCH 2006

  • Yield: Makes about 1 1/4 cups


  • 1/2 cup red wine vinegar
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped basil (or 1 teaspoon dried)
  • 1 teaspoon fresh chopped oregano (or 1/2 teaspoon dried)
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram (optional)
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice (about 1 lemon)
  • 3/4 cup olive oil
  • Salt, to taste
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste


Combine first 6 ingredients in a medium bowl. Slowly whisk in oil until blended. Season with salt and pepper. Keep refrigerated in an airtight container for up to 1 week.


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