1/4 tsp dijon mustard
good dash of kosher salt
2 tsp sugar
1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
1/4 cup good red wine vinegar
2 TBS fresh squeezed lemon juice
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/2 cup canola oil
1/3 cup fresh basil, finely chopped
2 TBS fresh Italian parsley, finely chopped
1 tsp fresh oregano, finely chopped
1/4 tsp fresh thyme, finely chopped
salt and pepper
Whisk all ingredients together.
I use this on steaks, roasts and even chicken as my go-to marinade! It is scrumptious on roasted vegetables… my hands down favorite! You can’t beat it!
It is important to remember that a creamy dressing tastes best when given time for the flavors to marry. I make my dressings up the day before I am going to need them…better yet, try to have a great dressing in the frig at all times!
Here is a chart to help you make a great tangy creamy dressing…
Here are a couple of my favorite creamy dressings…
Parmesan Peppercorn Dressing
This is a winner! Full of great Parmesan flavor
2 tsp. finely grated onion
Here are a few helpful tips for making great homemade dressings…
~use a combination of olive and another light oil, like canola, for a less bitter dressing
~mix vinaigrettes in a jar with a tight fitting lid
~use kosher salt
~ keep all dressings refrigerated
~take vinaigrettes out of the refrigerator about 1/2 hour before serving for the oil to liquidify
~ vinaigrettes make great marinades
~creamy dressing taste wonderful as a sauce over fish
~ creamy dressings make great dipping sauces
Now throw out those bottled dressings and make your own delicious salad dressing!!!!
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