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Drizzle this basil salad dressing over sliced tomatoes or cooked green beans. Or toss it into a grain salad for a pop of fresh summertime flavor.

Source: EatingWell.com, March 2018


Recipe Summary

5 mins
5 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine shallot, basil, oil, vinegar, honey (or agave), mustard, pepper and salt in a blender. Puree until smooth.



To make ahead: Refrigerate for up to 5 days. The vinaigrette will discolor, but will remain flavorful.

Nutrition Facts

2 tablespoons
97 calories; protein 0.2g; carbohydrates 3.2g; dietary fiber 0.1g; soluble fiber 0g; insoluble fiber 0g; sugars 2.2g; monosaccharides 2g; disaccharides 0.1g; other carbs 0.9g; fat 9.4g; saturated fat 1.3g; mono fat 7.2g; poly fat 0.9g; trans fatty acid 0g; cholesterol 0mg; water 39.2g; ash 0.3g; vitamin a iu 225IU; vitamin a re 22.6RE; vitamin a carotenoid 22.6RE; vitamin a retinol 0RE; vitamin b1 thiamin 0mg; vitamin b2 riboflavin 0mg; vitamin b3 niacin 0mg; niacin equivalents 0.1mg; vitamin b6 0mg; vitamin b12 0mcg; vitamin c 1mg; vitamin e alpha equivalents 1.2mg; vitamin e iu 1.8IU; vitamin e mg 1.2mg; folate 3.6mcg; pantothenic acid 0mg; calcium 8.8mg; copper 0mg; iron 0.3mg; magnesium 3.3mg; manganese 0.1mg; molybdenum 0.2mcg; phosphorus 4.4mg; potassium 25mg; selenium 0.1mcg; sodium 124.2mg; zinc 0mg; 140 myristic 0g; 160 palmitic 0g; 180 stearic 0g; 181 oleic 0g; 182 linoleic 0g; 183 linolenic 0g; omega 3 fatty acid 0.1g; omega 6 fatty acid 0.8g; alanine 0g; arginine 0g; glycine 0g; histidine 0g; isoleucine 0g; leucine 0g; lysine 0g; methionine 0g; phenylalanine 0g; proline 0g; serine 0g; threonine 0g; tryptophan 0g; tyrosine 0g; valine 0g; alcohol 0g; caffeine 0mg; pyramid vegetables 0; exchange vegetables 0; energy 11.4kcal; aspartic acid 0g; glutamic acid 0g; phytosterols 0.3mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; vitamin a carotene 110.4mcg; vitamin d iu 0IU; vitamin d mcg 0mcg; vitamin k 14.8mcg; 40 butyric 0g; 60 caprioc 0g; 80 caprylic 0g; 100 capric 0g; 120 lauric 0g; 161 palmitol 0g; 201 eicosen 0g; 221 erucic 0g; 184 stearidon 0g; 204 arachidon 0g; 205 epa 0g; 225 dpa 0g; 226 dha 0g; cystine 0g; pyramid fat 0; exchange fat 0; boron 15.1mg; fluoride 0.2mg; exchange other carbs 0; chromium 0mcg.