Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

Great basic vinaigrette!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine the shallot, mustard, vinegar, salt, and pepper in a small mixing bowl and whisk until thoroughly combined.
  2. Add the oil in a thin stream, whisking constantly.
  3. If the sauce separates before being used it me be recombined by whisking vigorously for a few seconds.


Most Helpful

Thank you for a good, basic recipe. Make sure to use a good-quality olive oil as it features heavily in this dressing. In fact, I found it a bit overwhelming. I think if you cut back on the oil just slightly it would be perfect.

Sackville April 03, 2004

This truly is a good basic vinaigrette. I prepared it for use in Recipe #25002, and knowing the tastes of the guests that would be eating the salad added just a bit of honey to the dressing to cut some of the bite. It worked perfectly to create a great salad for an impromptu dinner.

Ms B. July 17, 2007

Great recipe...did use just olive oil because I find it too strong so I put a more Crisco vegetable oil and a little olive oil. Great with Mean Chef's Texas Caviar from the Cowgirl Hall of Fame Restaurant. Thanks...

trick September 25, 2004

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