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basil vinaigrette dressing

Recipe by
Donna Graffagnino
Bayou Country, LA

It just doesn't get any better than this! It makes a great marinade also.

yield 16 (2 oz portions)
prep time 10 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For basil vinaigrette dressing

  • 1 qt
    salad oil
  • 2
    shallots, quartered
  • 1 lg
    clove garlic, halved
  • 3 Tbsp
    balsamic vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp
    creole mustard
  • 1/3 c
  • 15
    basil leaves
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tsp
    black pepper, freshly cracked
  • 1/2 tsp
    cayenne pepper, or to taste

How To Make basil vinaigrette dressing

  • 1
    Place all ingredients in food processor except oil and turn on.
  • 2
    Slowly drizzle oil to emulsify. Check for seasoning and adjust if needed.