Basic Vinaigrette

Basic Vinaigrette

3 Reviews
From: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 1992

A hint of garlic, a little mustard and a touch of fresh herbs lightly flavor an elegantly simple dressing that is perfect on a mixed green salad.

Ingredients 5 servings

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  • 1 clove garlic, peeled
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red-wine vinegar, or lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons strong brewed Earl Grey tea
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • Salt & freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley, or chives


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  1. Skewer the garlic clove with the tines of a fork, and use to vigorously blend oil, vinegar (or lemon juice), tea and mustard. Taste and season with salt and pepper. Just before serving, stir in fresh herbs.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 tablespoon
  • Per serving: 49 calories; 5 g fat(1 g sat); 0 g fiber; 0 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 1 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 0 g sugars; 60 IU vitamin A; 1 mg vitamin C; 2 mg calcium; 0 mg iron; 68 mg sodium; 8 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 0
  • Exchanges: 1 fat

Reviews 3

December 06, 2010
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By: EatingWell User
This sounds wonderful! I am always trying things that help with healing! Elva Hooson Midway, B.C. Canada
March 27, 2010
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By: EatingWell User
I suggest : 1 pinch of CUMIN to add some color and goodness .
March 26, 2010
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By: EatingWell User
Full of things that are really good for you - olive oil, tea, mustard and garlic.
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