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Basic Vinaigrette

A basic, flavorful fresh dressing for salads.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Condiment, Salad
Cuisine French


  • 1-2 whole shallots
  • 1-2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 Tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 2-3 sprigs thyme leaves stripped from stems.
  • 2/3 cups vinegar Your choice - red wine, white wine, sherry or balsamic
  • 1 large eggs
  • 1/2-1 cup neutral oil, like vegetable or grapeseed oil


  • Add all your ingredients to a blender except for the oil.
  • Blend together the ingredients until smooth consistency
  • Keep a cup of ice or cold water to adjust the consistency and so the dressing doesn’t over heat and break (separate)
  • Slowly add the oil to the vortex of the dressing until it begins to close up. At that point add a touch of water or an ice cube to adjust the consistency and temperature.
  • Blend until smooth.
Keyword Eggs, Garlic, Shallots

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