I used to love ranch dressing. Okay, I still do, but I have come to love a good vinaigrette dressing. They are much better for you than creamy dressings and making your own helps cut out excess salt and sugar and preservatives. I especially love that with a tangy vinaigrette a little goes a long way. Learn to love the flavor of your veggies instead of drowning them in ranch!
The beauty of a basic vinaigrette it is a great base for a handful of other delicious vinaigrette dressings. Check back soon for my favorite delicious vinaigrette recipes.
Basic Viniagrette dressing
- 1/2 cup white vinegar
- 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
- 1 large clove garlic minced
- 1 teaspoon salt or to taste
- Combine ingredients in a bowl and whisk together until combined. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to let those flavors meld together. Whisk again before using.