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Creamy Vinaigrette Recipe

Creamy Vinaigrette

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"A delicious, versatile dressing for pasta or green salads. Easily made in advance for use just before service."

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Original recipe makes 1 cup Change Servings
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Directions

  1. Measure vinegar (or lemon juice) and mustard (or mayonnaise) into a 2-cup measuring cup. With a small whisk, stir in garlic, a big pinch of salt and a few grinds of pepper. Measure oil in another cup. Slowly whisk oil into mixture, first in droplets, then in a slow, steady stream to make an emulsified vinaigrette.
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  • Copyright 2004 USA WEEKEND and columnist Pam Anderson. All rights reserved.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Nov 13, 2005

This vinaigrette is easy to make and tasty. I used the lemon juice and not the rice wine. Will make a large quantity and keep in frig.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Jul 02, 2006

I made the mistake of putting this on my salad immediately after it was done. WRONG!!! After a few hours, I went to re-try my creation and it had thickened. My only suggestion next time would be to use less olive oil.

 
Apr 26, 2006

This was very good! I made it for a pasta salad and it was yummy!! I did not have garlic on hand and used some garlic powder instead. Be sure to go slllooooowww when adding the oil and you will have a creamy delicious dressing!!

 
Jul 02, 2008

I am new to making my own dressing and was hesitant about this one since the ingredients sounded so basic but I was greatly surprised about how well it tasted. I used Lemon Juice and Mayo and it was great on a green salad with tomato, cuc, and Feta. Next time I will try and add some fresh or dry herbs to it. Note: Can not keep long in fridge b/c the dressing separates and turns clumpy beyond saving. Mine went bad in a week.

 
Feb 15, 2006

This is an easy and quick dressing recipe. It has a heavy dijon mustard taste that I did find slightly over powering. I added a little sugar as well as the vinaigrette is very tangy. I also added a little dried tarragon. I served the dressing over a green salad with tomatoes and feta cheese. It was a nice compliment.

 
Dec 14, 2009

This was easy and delicious - I used rice wine vinegar and Hellman's lite mayo with minced garlic from the jar. I used slightly less than 2/3 c. of light olive oil. I put everything into a jar with a tight fitting lid and shook it without a problem. It blended perfectly. It was nice and creamy and went great over romaine lettuce with thin slice cucumber, cherry tomatoes and thin sliced red onion.

 
Jul 06, 2007

I made this with the rice vinegar and mustard and thought it was great on the pasta salad I made with grilled veggies! It's very light and tasty.

 
Jun 06, 2007

Delicious! I used fresh lemon juice. When I need lemon zest I juice the lemons and freeze the juice so I had it on hand. I served steamed salmon on a bed of greens and drizzled this dressing all over it. My husband ate every last bit! Thanks! A+++

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 164 kcal
  • 8%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 0.9 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 18 g
  • 28%
  • Fiber
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Sodium
  • 240 mg
  • 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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