Fresh Salad Dressing

Give your salads a personal touch with a  drizzle of homemade dressing. You may never use bottled dressing again!

 Including tuna fish in the dressing gives this salad its unique flavor. 

Including tuna fish in the dressing gives this salad its unique flavor. 

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

Preparation:
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!