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Basil Vinaigrette

This simple basil vinaigrette comes together in a flash and is loaded with fresh basil flavor. It's the perfect summer salad dressing and/or marinade.
Prep Time10 minutes
Total Time10 minutes
Course: Salad Dressing
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Basil Vinaigrette
Servings: 8


  • 1 cup packed basil chopped
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 3 Tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • ¼ cup shallot
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • teaspoon ground pepper


  • Add all dressing ingredients into a high powered blender and blend for at least 1 minute, or until basil is really chopped up and dressing is emulsified. Recipe will yield about 3/4 cup.


Serving: 2Tablespoons | Calories: 125kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 10g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 149mg | Potassium: 35mg