Basic Vinaigrette Dressing Recipe
1/2 tsp salt
1 pinch black pepper
1/2 tsp sugar
1/2 tsp dijon mustard
2 tbsp red wine vinegar
6 tbsp oil of choice
Add all ingredients to a shaker jar and shake very well just prior to
use. Variations: Lemon Vinaigrette: substitute lemon juice for
vinegar Garlic Vinaigrette: add 1-2 cloves of minced garlic to
dressing Herb Vinaigrette: add 1-2 tablespoons of chopped herbs Honey
Vinaigrette: subsitute 1 teaspoon of honey for the sugar Dijon
Vinaigrette: add 3 tablespoons of additional Dijon mustard
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