This easy French Dijon and Garlic Vinaigrette recipe uses olive oil, red wine vinegar, chopped shallots, minced garlic and dijon mustard, and takes less than five minutes to prepare.
This recipe for French Dijon and Garlic Vinaigrette is simple enough for even a novice cook to make.
It can be used, not only to dress salads, but also as a marinade or even a dipping sauce for a multitude of recipes.
But what I love about his recipe is that it comes together quick and easy and you can make a larger batch and use it over the course of a couple of days to a week, in fact. Just store it in a sealed container in the refrigerator.
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How to Make French Dijon and Garlic Vinaigrette
The basic ingredients for this recipe are extra virgin olive oil, red wine vinegar (although you could use champagne or white wine vinegar, if you’d like), finely chopped shallots (optional), minced garlic (not optional) and dijon mustard.
Then whisk well and serve.
This dressing is light and not overpowering. It offers a rich taste that has layers of flavor.
And, as mentioned above, you can use this vinaigrette for salads or as a marinade. It’s also delicious over cooked vegetables like asparagus, cooked broccoli or summer squash. Enjoy!
For more another great classic dressing recipe, be sure to check out this delicious Honey-Lime Dressing.
French Dijon and Garlic Vinaigrette
- 3 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
- 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
- 1 tbsp dijon mustard
- 1 tbsp shallots minced
- 1 tsp garlic minced
- Salt and Pepper to taste
- In a bowl mix together all of the ingredients using a whisk. Serve immediately. Refrigerate leftovers. Enjoy!