Basil Vinaigrette

Basil Vinaigrette Recipe

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Sharon Colyer


This dressing is highly flavored, so a little goes a long way, on salad greens. Excellent on fresh sliced tomatoes. Use as a marinade, as well.

Originally from The Ultimate Southern Living Cookbook.


★★★★★ 1 vote

Makes 1 cup
5 Min
No-Cook or Other


  • 2/3 c
    olive oil
  • 1/3 c
    red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp
    sugar or diabetic alternative
  • 3/4 tsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    chopped fresh basil or 2 tsps. dried basil
  • 1/4-1/2 tsp
    freshly ground pepper

How to Make Basil Vinaigrette


  1. Combine all ingredients, in a jar. Cover tightly, and shake vigorously. Store in refrigerator. Makes 1 cup.

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About Basil Vinaigrette

Course/Dish: Marinades, Dressings
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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