An easy staple to brighten any salad.
Vinaigrette Salad Dressing
2 parts good olive oil
1 part vinegar
Salt and pepper to taste
1/4 tsp Dijon mustard (optional)
Whisk all ingredients together in a bowl until dressing is opaque and well-blended. Adjust salt, pepper and vinegar level to taste.
Pour a small amount of dressing on salad and add more to taste. Dressing should lightly coat salad greens.
Recommended Vinegars: Rose Wine, Riesling, Ultimate Red Wine, Cherry Rice Wine, Hot, Rice Wine.
Hint: A mix of vinegars gives greater depth of flavor. You can also build on this recipe by adding in new flavors and ingredients such as more grain mustard or some diced onions.