Homemade salad dressings, like this simple red wine vinaigrette recipe, are easy to prepare and have none of the preservatives and fillers that many storebought varieties contain.  Plus, they taste delicious and can be customized to complement whatever dish you're serving. 

Kamala Gamble, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Recipe by Southern Living July 2009

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prep:
5 mins
total:
5 mins
Yield:
Makes about 2/3 cup (serving size: 1 tbsp.)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Whisk together first 3 ingredients in a small bowl. Add oil in a slow, steady stream, whisking constantly until smooth.

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  • Use immediately, or store in an airtight container in refrigerator up to 1 week. If chilled, let stand at room temperature 15 minutes, and whisk before serving.

Chef's Notes

Store in an airtight container in refrigerator up to 1 week.

Nutrition Facts

65 calories; fat 7.5g; saturated fat 1.1g; mono fat 5.3g; poly fat 1.1g; sodium 117mg; calcium 0.6mg.
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