Dressing Essentials: Balsamic, Dijon, Vinaigrette

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Andy Anderson !

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@ThePretentiousChef

Had a good friend bring over a bunch of fresh greens and herbs from her garden, so we are doing salads tonight.

I put together a salad bar (greens, tomatoes, carrots, olives, chicken, beef, etc.), they build the salad, and then tell me what kind of dressing they want, and then I try to mix it up.

Of all the combinations of ingredients I stitched together last night, I thought this one stood out.

So, you ready… Let’s get into the kitchen.

Rating:

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Comments:
Serves:
Several
Prep:
5 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

  • PLAN/PURCHASE

  • 3 clove
    roasted garlic
  • 1/4 c
    balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 c
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1 tsp
    lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1 tsp
    dijon mustard, i prefer grey poupon
  • ·
    salt, kosher variety, to taste
  • ·
    black pepper, freshly ground, to taste

How to Make Dressing Essentials: Balsamic, Dijon, Vinaigrette

Step-by-Step

  1. PREP/PREPARE
  2. The best way to prepare this recipe is with a small prep mixer, or blender. However, you could use a whisk… It will just take a bit more time.
  3. Gather your ingredients (mise en place).
  4. Place the ingredients into a small prep bowl, fitted with an S-blade.
  5. Blend until smooth, and creamy.
  6. Store in a non-reactive container, at room temperature, until ready to use.
  7. PLATE/PRESENT
  8. Serve as you would any good dressing. Enjoy.
  9. Keep the faith, and keep cooking.

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About Dressing Essentials: Balsamic, Dijon, Vinaigrette

Course/Dish: Dressings
Main Ingredient: Spice/Herb/Seasoning
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy



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