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Master Vinaigrette

Serves 8.

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    This master recipe is the base for the dressings on the following four summertime salads. Tangy, bright, and perfectly sweet, this dressing tastes as good in a bowl of plain leafy greens as it does in our imaginative salads. This makes approximately 1 cup (250 mL) dressing, enough for 2 Tbsp (30 mL) per individual salad.

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    Employ this dressing as a dip for raw veggies, drizzle onto grilled fish, toss with pasta, and more—the sky is the limit with this Master Vinaigrette!

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    Master Vinaigrette

    Ingredients

    • 1/2 cup (125 mL) extra-virgin olive oil
    • 1/4 cup (60 mL) apple cider vinegar
    • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) low-sodium tamari
    • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) maple syrup
    • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) Dijon mustard or grainy mustard
    • 1/2 garlic clove, minced

    Nutrition

    Per serving:

    • calories131
    • protein0g
    • fat14g
      • saturated fat2g
      • trans fat0g
    • carbohydrates2g
      • sugars2g
      • fibre0g
    • sodium113mg

    Directions

    01

    Place all ingredients in sealable glass jar and shake until combined. Refrigerate and store for up to 1 week. Shake before use. The oil may solidify after a couple of days; leave at room temperature for 10 to 15 minutes until it returns to its liquid state before shaking the dressing and using on salad.

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