Classic Vinaigrette

Prep Time: 5 min

Cook Time: N/A

Total Time: 5 min

Servings: About 1/2 Cup

RECIPE INGREDIENTS

  • 1/4 cup Filippo Berio Olive Oil
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 tsp granulated sugar
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper

RECIPE DIRECTIONS

  1. In small screw-top jar, combine olive oil, vinegar, mustard and sugar; shake vigorously until well blended.
  2. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Refrigerate dressing for up to 1 week.
  3. Shake well before using.
  4. Variations:

    Garlic Vinaigrette: Add 1 small, halved garlic clove to olive oil mixture; let stand for 1 hour. Discard garlic. Store and serve as directed above.

    Lemon Vinaigrette: Substitute 2 tbsp lemon juice for vinegar; add finely grated peel of 1 small lemon to olive oil mixture. Store and serve as directed above.

    Herb Vinaigrette: Whisk 1 to 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh herbs (basil, oregano or chives) into dressing just before serving. Store and serve as directed above.

    Shallot Vinaigrette: Add 1 to 2 finely chopped shallots to olive oil mixture; let stand for at least 1 hour before serving. Store and serve as directed above.