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 (any variety will work)
1      teaspoon Dijon mustard
¼      teaspoon kosher salt 
1/8  teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
¾     cup extra virgin olive oil

Nutritional information

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


1. Put all ingredients, in the order listed, into the mixing cup.
2. Using the blending shaft, blend on Low, keeping the blade guard
completely submerged, until the mixture starts to emulsify. Continue
processing, using a gentle up-and-down motion, until homogenous,
about 30 seconds.
3. Taste and adjust seasoning as desired.