Basic Vinaigrette - 2 Cups

Cuisinart original
The perfect topping for a crisp green salad, this can be varied by changing the flavor of the oil or vinegar, or by adding herbs.


Makes about 2 cups


1 garlic clove, peeled and finely minced 2 tablespoons Dijon-style mustard 1⁄2 cup wine vinegar or lemon juice 1⁄2 teaspoon kosher salt 1⁄4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 1cup vegetable oil 1⁄2 cup extra virgin olive oil

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per serving (1 tablespoon): Calories 92 (98% from fat) • carb. 1g • pro. 0g • fat 10g • sat. fat 1g • chol. 0mg • sod. 54mg • calc. 1mg • fiber 0g


Place the garlic, mustard, vinegar, salt, and pepper in a medium bowl. Mix on Speed 2 until well blended, 30 seconds. With the mixer running, add the oils in a slow steady stream, about 11⁄2 minutes continue to mix until totally blended. (If vinaigrette is made ahead and separation occurs, remix on Speed 3/medium until blended.)