Sherry-Shallot Vinaigrette

Soaking shallot slices in vinegar makes them deliciously pickle-like. For a tarter flavor, let the shallots soak for up to 2 hours.

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  • Servings: Makes 1/3 cup

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  • 1 large shallot, thinly sliced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons sherry vinegar
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil

How to make this recipe

  1. In a small bowl, toss the shallot with the vinegar and season with salt and pepper. Let stand for 15 minutes, then whisk in the oil.


Great With Cucumber salad, sliced tomatoes, pasta salad, steak salad, steamed asparagus or green beans.

Contributed By Photo © Tina Rupp Published June 2009

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