Basil Vinaigrette Recipe

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Everett November 5, 2020

How To Make Basil Vinaigrette

This basil vinaigrette is best for salads, roasted vegetables, and sometimes, toasted bread. It’s also easy to make, needing only a few ingredients. Add some mustard for additional depth.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking:
Total: 5 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 2cupsfresh basil leavestightly-packed
  • ½cupextra virgin olive oil
  • 3tbspred wine vinegar
  • 1largeclove garlicpeeled
  • ¾tspsea salt
  • ½tspDijon mustard(optional)
  • ½tspfreshly-cracked black pepper
  • 1tspcrushed red pepper flakes

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor, and puree until smooth. 

  2. If the vinaigrette is too thick, feel free to add in a few tablespoons of water at a time and blend until the mixture reaches your desired consistency.

  3. Taste and season with additional salt and pepper if needed.

  4. Serve immediately, or refrigerate in a sealed container for up to 3 days.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 989.34kcal
  • Fat: 108.51g
  • Saturated Fat: 14.97g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 78.91g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 11.62g
  • Carbohydrates: 4.66g
  • Fiber: 1.56g
  • Sugar: 0.54g
  • Protein: 2.17g
  • Sodium: 489.33mg
  • Calcium: 106.40mg
  • Potassium: 217.74mg
  • Iron: 2.64mg
  • Vitamin A: 137.44µg
  • Vitamin C: 10.67mg
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