Basic Vinaigrette for Green Salads

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    1¼ cups

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By Joyce Goldstein

Published 1992

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Your middle-of-the-road vinaigrette. Good for most lettuces. The balsamic vinegar adds a smoothness and depth of flavor that cuts the tart acid of the regular wine vinegar.


  • cup virgin olive oil
  • cup mild, pure olive oil such as Sasso
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Whisk or process together all the ingredients in a bowl or blender. You may add chopped herbs or a minced clove of garlic, if you like. Season with salt and pepper to taste.