Classic vinaigrette

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Classic vinaigrette
Classic vinaigrette
  • Makes: 125ml

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  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Cheap as chips

Woman's Weekly recipe A simple-to-make dressing that'll taste great on any salad - so easy to whip up at home, you'll never feel the need to buy ready-made again


  • 2 tbsp white or red wine vinegar
  • 1/2-1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 6 tbsp good olive oil

Add cider vinegar or balsamic vinegar and fresh herbs for different flavours.


  1. Whisk vinegar with mustard and plenty of seasoning. Slowly whisk in olive oil (or shake ingredients together in a jar.)
  2. Use to dress salad leaves. Keep in the fridge and use within 1 week.

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 71(kcal)
  • Fat 7.0g
  • Saturates 1.0g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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