Sunday, February 14, 2010

Simple Vinaigrette Dressing

I am trying to eat healthier, so naturally I had to eat all the unhealthy foods in our house last week...My friend called it "Fat Week" like Fat Tuesday, but it took about a week! So, I decided we should eat a salad or some type of vegetable before each meal so we can fill up on that. I had a good Valentine's Day dinner planned with a salad a special chicken dish (which I will post next) and realized we didn't have salad dressing! I found a recipe one of my many cookbooks, but I only had a couple of the ingredients. So, I used it as a base and made my own and it tasted pretty good!
Makes about 1 1/2 cups

1/2 cup red wine vinegar
1/2 cup canola oil (Olive oil would probably be better, but I didn't have it)
1 Tbl dried basil
1 Tbl dried marjoram
1 Tbl dried oregano
1 tsp spicy brown mustard
ground black pepper
  • Mix all ingredients in airtight jar
  • Shake vigorously
  • Refrigerate for up to a week

1 comment:

  1. I'm always trying to eat healthy...It just doesn't always happen...Great photo of the salad.


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