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Dijon Vinaigrette

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 5 min.

Makes

about 1 cup

Unlike traditional vinaigrette dressings, this dijon vinaigrette recipe adds a flavorful twist. —Beth Philson, Lincoln, Nebraska
Dijon Vinaigrette Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup olive oil or canola oil
  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a jar with a tight-fitting lid; shake well. Store in the refrigerator. Just before serving, shake dressing again.

Dijon Vinaigrette Recipe Tips

What pairs well with Dijon vinaigrette?

We recommend pairing salad recipes, like this chicken salad, with Dijon vinaigrette. It also works great as a dressing for grilled veggies.

How do you store Dijon vinaigrette?

Like most homemade salad dressings, we recommend storing Dijon vinaigrette in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week.

Are there any variations?

We recommend adding garlic or lemon juice to this recipe. To make this dressing lighter in flavor, swap the red vinegar for white.

Nutrition Facts

2 tablespoons: 167 calories, 18g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 242mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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  • jkpranke
    Dec 4, 2012

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  • Montana86
    Apr 21, 2012

    I will add more sugar next time.

  • nadine1wolf
    Sep 15, 2009

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