Sauce Ravigote

Vinaigrette with Gherkins, Capers, and Onions

This is a good sauce to serve with cold chicken, turkey, shrimps, mussels, vegetables, or beef.


  • a pinch of salt
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • freshly ground pepper
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped chives, parsley, or tarragon
  • 1 onion, peeled and grated
  • 2 gherkins, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons capers


Dissolve the salt in the vinegar. Stir in the olive oil, pepper, herbs, onion, gherkins, and capers.