Basic Vinaigrette

Cuisinart original

Use this recipe as a guide for making various combinations. Simple additions, like fresh or dried herbs, citrus or honey, can make a new dressing every time.


Makes about 1 cup


¼         cup wine vinegar

1          teaspoon Dijon mustard

¼         teaspoon kosher salt

⅛         teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

¾         cup olive oil

Nutritional information


Nutritional information per serving (2 tablespoon): Calories 181 (100% from fat)
• carb. 0g • sugar 0g • pro. 0g • fat 21g • sat. fat 3g • chol. 0mg
• sod. 91mg • calc. 0mg • fiber 0g


Put all of the ingredients, in the order listed, into the blending cup.  Select Low and blend, keeping the metal blade completely submerged, until the mixture starts to emulsify. Continue processing, using a gentle up-and-down motion, until homogenous, about 30 seconds.

Taste and adjust seasoning as desired.