Citrus Vinaigrette

Cuisinart original

Use any variety of citrus in this recipe to dress up your typical green salad. This dressing also makes a great marinade for chicken.


Makes about 1 cup


¼         small shallot, cut into ½-inch pieces

1          teaspoon Dijon-style mustard

2 – 3     teaspoons grated orange zest (zest of 1 orange)

1/3         cup freshly squeezed orange juice

½         teaspoon kosher salt

            Pinch freshly ground black pepper

2/3         cup extra virgin olive oil

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per serving (2 tablespoons):

Calories 167 (96% from fat) • carb. 2g • sugars 1g • pro. 0g • fat 19g • sat. fat 3g

• chol. 0mg • sod. 163mg • calc. 3mg • fiber 0g


Put shallot into the chopping cup. Select Speed 5 and process to chop, about 10 seconds. Add the remaining ingredients and blend about 30 seconds until homogenous.

Taste and adjust seasoning as desired.