Basil vinaigrette

Basil vinaigrette
  • Serves icon Serves 4
  • Time icon Ready in 10 minutes

You’re just one step away from creating this herby dressing. It would be perfect on grilled fish, chicken or meat as well as tomato or new potato salads – ideal for the summer months.

For something a bit different, we also have a poppy seed vinaigrette, to drizzle over salad leaves.

 

Ingredients

  • 6 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 15g basil leaves, torn
  • 1 small garlic clove
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • Pinch of sugar

Method

  1. Put all the ingredients into a small food processor and whizz until smooth.

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