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Classic Vinaigrette
Prep Time
10 mins
A perfectly balanced, classic vinaigrette made with sherry vinegar and fresh lemon. It’s perfect for even the most delicate leaves or a salad you want to dress ahead of time.
Recipe Type: Salad
Keyword: classic vinaigrette
Makes: 1 cup vinaigrette
Author: Elizabeth Stark
  • 2 tablespoons finely minced shallot (or sub garlic)
  • 1 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons sherry vinegar
  • Pinch fine sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • ½ cup plus 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon minced chives or tarragon
  1. Combine the shallots, lemon juice, vinegar, and sea salt in a pint jar or other 2-cup container with a lid. Set aside for 5 - 10 minutes. Whisk in the Dijon and honey until everything is well combined. Whisking constantly, drizzle in the olive oil. Fold in the chives.

  2. Leftover vinaigrette will keep covered in the fridge for 3 days.