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Foolproof Vinaigrette Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Michelle Yaras

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 tablespoon wine vinegar
1 teaspoons very finely minced shallot
teaspoon mayonnaise
teaspoon Dijon mustard
⅛ teaspoon table salt
Ground black pepper
3 tablespoons olive oil

Directions:
Directions:
Combine vinegar, shallot, mayonnaise, mustard, salt, and pepper to taste in small nonreactive bowl. Whisk until mixture is milky in appearance and no lumps of mayonnaise remain.

Place oil in small measuring cup so that it is easy to pour. Whisking constantly, very slowly drizzle oil into vinegar mixture. If pools of oil are gathering on surface while whisking, stop addition of oil and whisk mixture well to combine, then resume whisking in oil in slow stream. Vinaigrette should be glossy and lightly thickened, with no pools of oil on its surface.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
About cup, enough to dress 8 to 10 cups of lightly packed greens
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Feel free to add garlic. This basic recipe can be changed using other types of oil or vinegar or lemon juice.

 

 

 

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