Basil Vinaigrette

    Basil Vinaigrette

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    15min


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    About this recipe: Use the best quality olive oil for the dressing. It's easy to make and tastes great poured on artichokes, asparagus, or green leafy salad.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 16 

    • 1 small bunch fresh basil leaves
    • 4 tablespoons crushed roasted garlic
    • 2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan
    • 4 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
    • 750ml extra-virgin olive oil
    • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

    Directions
    Prep:5min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:15min 

    1. In a mixie, pulse the basil, garlic, cheese and vinegar. Slowly blend in the oil. Add salt and pepper to taste.
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    Very nice vinaigrette because of the use of fresh basil, but very heavy on the oil. I cut the recipe in half and used less than half the amount of oil. Start off with a small amount of oil and add it according to your tastes and you'll have a nice dressing.  -  18 May 2010  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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    28

    Excellent flavor! I used red-wine vinegar instead of baslamic and had to increase the vinegar just a little to suit my sour taste. But, I am getting rave reviews! Thanks Richard for sharing the recipe.  -  23 Jul 2002  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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    17

    I loved this dressing! It looks a little dark and not so appealing once it is mixed up, but it tastes wonderful over just a basic salad. A good salad dressing to go with a beef dish.  -  11 Jan 2005  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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