Red wine and dijon vinaigrette is SO easy to make – it only takes five minutes to prepare. This red wine and dijon vinaigrette is a tangy, flavorful dressing that you can make yourself at home.
I love a good salad just as much as the next vegan gal, but, one key element can not be missing in my salad. That’s the dressing! A salad is just a bunch of lettuce on a plate if there’s no dressing to make it pop with flavour.
I’ve gone a full circle when it comes to salad dressings, I love a rich creamy salad dressing but lately I’ve been really into making vinaigrettes. There’s just something about that strong tangy flavour that goes so well with a salad. Not to mention if you add a hint of something sweet like cherries, strawberries or any other berries or fruit to the salad as well.
How to make a delicious vinaigrette?
Making a red wine vinaigrette is so easy and only takes five minutes to prepare. The store bought ones are often filled with unnecessary ingredients and many aren’t vegan because the contain milk products.
When you make your own vinaigrette, you know exactly what you put in it, how much salt is in the vinaigrette and how much sugar. For me, that is a very important point as we are always trying our best to learn about healthy eating. Reducing sugar and to be mindful of how much salt I consume are two things I think are important for my health.
First step is to pour 1/2 cup of olive oil into a clean jar. Then add 3 tbsp of red wine vinegar and 1 tbsp of dijon mustard. Add 1/2 tbsp of italian garlic seasoning, salt and pepper and then close the jar with a lid. Give the jar a good shake to mix all the ingredients together.
This red wine vinaigrette is:
Red wine and dijon vinaigrette
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- 3 tbsp red wine vinegar
- 1 tbsp dijon mustard
- 1/2 tsp italian garlic seasoning
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp tsp freshly ground pepper
- pour 1/2 cup of olive oil in a jar.
- Add 3 tbsp of red wine vinegar.
- Add 1 tbsp of dijon mustard.
- Then add italian garlic seasoning, salt and freshly ground pepper.
- Tightly close the jar with a lid and give it a good shake to mix all the ingredients together.