Basic Mustard Vinaigrette

There is nothing basic about the taste of this bright, delicious vinaigrette.

Change the flavor of either the oil or the vinegar and get a brand new flavor!



  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the vinegar, mustard, garlic, salt and pepper.

  2. Slowly add the olive oil while whisking.

  3. Taste by dipping a piece of lettuce in the dressing and adjust seasonings if needed.

    *Other additions: chopped scallion, fresh herbs, grated cheese.

    Simple, you bet, but this straightforward recipe will blow away any store bought salad dressing on the market.