Basic Vinaigrette

When making a vinaigrette with a potent vinegar, like one made from Sherry, use the greater amount of oil.
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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 3 min
  • Prep: 3 min
  • Yield: About 1 cup
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Ingredients

1/4 cup white wine, Champagne, or aged Sherry wine vinegar

2 teaspoons Dijon mustard

1 teaspoon kosher salt

Freshly ground black pepper

2/3 to 3/4 cups extra-virgin olive oil

Directions

  1. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the vinegar, mustard, salt, and pepper. Gradually whisk in enough oil to make a smooth dressing with a balanced taste. Use immediately or store covered, in the refrigerator, for up to 1 week.

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