Classic Vinaigrette Dressing
Despite the obvious convenience of buying ready-made salad dressings, the benefits that come from eating salads with fresh, home-made salad dressings are far greater than simple convenience.
Freshly made salad dressings contain no hydrogenated oils or trans-fats, unlike their ready-made counterparts sold in stores.
A salad dressing made from oil and vinegar is known as vinaigrette dressing and a recipe for this is a must-have in any kitchen. There are many different types of vinaigrette dressing, ranging from the Classic Vinaigrette to other, more exotic forms.An oil and vinegar vinaigrette can be made by mixing olive oil, mustard and vinegar. Simply sprinkle the resulting vinaigrette dressing over your salad to obtain a fresh, tasty salad. The amount of vinaigrette dressing should be adjusted to your liking.Basic recipe for home-made vinaigrette salad dressing.
1 Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2 Tablespoons Red Wine Vinegar
2 Tablespoons Aged Balsamic Vinegar
1-1/2 Tablespoons Raw Blackberry Honey
A Dash of Sea Salt
A Pinch of Fresh Ground Pepper
Place all the ingredients in a single bowl and stir vigorously so that they are well mixed. Ensure that the honey and sea salt have dissolved before adding the extra virgin olive oil and continue mixing until a thick, even solution is obtained. Serve drizzled over fresh, crisp veggies. Garnish with chopped walnuts and raisins or other ingredients if you wish.
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