Basic Olive Oil and Vinegar Vinaigrette (Weight Watchers)

Total Time
5mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

A great alternative salad dressing when following the WW plan.......or not. Yield is approximate. Original recipes specifies 1 1/2 'packets' Splenda but the Zaar computer didn't recognize the word 'packets' which I believe are 1 teaspoon each.

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients.
  2. Shake and refrigerate.
  3. Variations: Choose one of the following or mix, to you taste.
  4. 4 cloves garlic, crushed.
  5. Squirt of lemon or lime juice.
  6. 2 teaspoons of one of the following:.
  7. fresh chopped basil.
  8. minced scallion.
  9. fresh thyme.
  10. fresh marjoram.
Most Helpful

Don't let the name fool you....there is nothing BASIC about this salad dressing. It is the most flavorful dressing I have come across without all the garbage additives and preservatives added to it...and the best part, is that I only use a heaping tablespoon of dressing for 2 people!! The garlic is a MUST! I must admit, I only use a pinch of sugar, but even that isn't really needed. I serve this dressing with Baby Romaine, mango, dried blueberries or cranberries and a little bit of goat cheese. I have never come across a salad dressing where I would want to make the full recipe (I usually cut it in half or quarters) because we get bored of it quickly. Not this one...it is really yummy!!

Abby Girl June 25, 2011

This was delicious!! I added some beau monde seasoning and used minced garlic and basil too. I will be making this more often :) Great on a basic salad of lettuce, tomato, cumcumber and onion. YUM!! Thanks for sharing the recipe!

Marsha D. May 22, 2007