Classic vinaigrette

Classic vinaigrette

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Prep: 5 mins


Easily doubled
This classic dressing is easy to make at home, and stores in the jar for up to a week

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily doubled


  • kcal102
  • fat11g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs0g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre0g
  • protein0g
  • salt0.29g
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  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 6 tbsp light olive oil
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  1. Put the mustard, vinegar and olive oil in a jar and season. Shake vigorously to mix. Store in a cool place (not the fridge) until ready to use. Use for all your salads or try one of our recipes, right. Vinaigrette will keep for a week.

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20th Jun, 2017
My late Mother in Law, she was brought up in France and taught me this many years ago. A pinch of salt and pepper. It's the real thing.
20th Nov, 2011
And my Dijon had a flavor of honey too
20th Nov, 2011
Added only a pinch of salt, pepper and soft brown sugar. Always my favourite!
23rd Jun, 2013
I have made a red wine sauce which has too much balsamic vinegar in it, how can I rectify this.
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