French vinaigrette

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PREP TIME

5 min

Makes

1 cup (250 mL)

French vinaigrette

Andreas Trauttmansdorff


Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 4 tsp white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp dried tarragon leaves
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup olive oil

Instructions

  • In a medium-size bowl, whisk Dijon with vinegar, tarragon and salt. Slowly whisk in oil until evenly mixed.
  • Store, covered, or pour into a jar and seal. Dressing will keep well, refrigerated, up to 1 week. Whisk or shake dressing before using. Great drizzled over mixed greens, potato or pasta salad. Or spoon a little over hot grilled chicken or fish.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 240,
  • Protein
  • 0.1 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 0.3 g,
  • Fat
  • 27 g,
  • Sodium
  • 169 mg.

Want your summer salads to make the best-dressed list? Keep a big jar of this flavourful homemade dressing in your refrigerator. Our French Vinaigrette is classically tangy with a hint of tarragon.

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