This simple vinegar and oil dressing is seasoned with three herbs for robust flavor. "We like balsamic vinegar , so we often use it in place of wine vinegar as a nice change of pace," reports Mildred Sherrer of Bay City, Texas.
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 10 min.
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
- 1 to 2 tablespoons sugar
- 1 teaspoon minced fresh basil or 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
- 1 teaspoon minced fresh thyme or 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
- 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh marjoram or 1/8 teaspoon dried marjoram
- In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine all ingredients; shake well. Serve over greens.
Nutrition Facts2 tablespoons: 125 calories, 14g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 0 sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat.
Originally published as Herbed Vinaigrette in Quick Cooking March/April 2000