Dijon Vinaigrette


  • 2 tablespoons sherry vinegar
  • 1/2 tablespoon minced shallot
  • 1/2 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper

How to make this recipe

  1. In a small bowl, whisk the sherry vinegar with the shallot and Dijon mustard. In a thin, steady stream, whisk in the olive oil until emulsified. Season with salt and pepper.


Herb Vinaigrette Add 1/4 teaspoon chopped thyme and 1/2 teaspoon chopped tarragon.
Lemon Vinaigrette Substitute 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice for the vinegar and add 1/4 teaspoon grated lemon zest.

Contributed By Photo © Frances Janisch Published May 2007

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