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French Vinaigrette Recipe

Looking for an easy French Vinaigrette recipe? Learn how to make French Vinaigrette using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by lilfrenchbee

Makes 10 servings



Traditional oil and vinegar vinaigrette

Recipe Ingredients for French Vinaigrette

1 clove garlic
1/2 cup red wine vinegar
2 tbsp shallot
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1 cup extra virgin olive oil
1 Salt
1 Pepper

Recipe Directions for French Vinaigrette

  1. If garlic flavor is desired, mash together peeled garlic and 2 to 3 pinches of salt until a paste is formed. Remove to a small bowl or a jar with a tight fitting lid.

  2. Add and whisk until blended vinegar (or lemon juice), minced shallot, Dijon mustard (optional) and salt and ground pepper to taste.

  3. Add olive oil in a slow, steady stream, whisking constantly, or add to the jar and shake until smooth.

  4. Taste and adjust the seasoning. Use at once or cover and refrigerate.

  5. The optional ingredients in this recipe not only add flavor but also help maintain the emulsion of oil and vinegar that is essential to a good vinaigrette.

  6. Vinaigrette is the preferred derssing in France for green salads, avocados, artichokes, and many kinds of sliced shredded, or chopped vegetables.

Categories

Salads, FrenchGerman

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 36.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
195
Calories from Fat
194
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
21.6g
33%
Saturated Fat
2.9g
15%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
22mg
1%
Potassium
21mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
1.1g
0%
Sugars
0.7g
Protein
0.0g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0% Iron 1%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
D
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  • Low in sugar
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