Give your salads a personal touch with a drizzle of homemade dressing. You may never use bottled dressing again!
Classic French vinaigrette
Makes: 8 fluid oz.
1 tablespoon shallot or onion, minced
1 teaspoon garlic, minced
1 teaspoon Dijon Mustard
1/4 cup red or white vinegar
1/2 cup olive oil
In a bowl combine the vinegar and seasonings and whip by hand until frothy. Whip in the oil in a thin stream. Taste and correct the flavor balance.
(Can also be prepared in a blender)
Variation: Tuna Vinaigrette
replace garlic with 1 teaspoon capers, drained
replace the mustard with 2 oz. tuna, canned in water
For the Salad: Green Salad With Tuna Vinaigrette
4 cups baby greens
1 cup snow peas
1/2 cup baby carrots, sliced lengthwise or quartered radishes
Combine all ingredients and drizzle with tuna vinaigrette. Enjoy!