Herbed Vinaigrette Recipe

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Ratings (18)
  • Total: 15 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: 1 Cup (8 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
187 Calories
21g Fat
0g Carbs
0g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Herbed Vinaigrette Recipe

This herbed vinaigrette recipe is another easy variation on the basic vinaigrette formula. It can be prepared with any one of a number of dried herbs including thyme, marjoram, basil, chives or tarragon. Or, try using ½ tsp of Herbes de Provence.


  • 3/4 cup Salad oil (see note)
  • 1/4 cup White wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoon parsley (chopped)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dried herbs (either thyme, marjoram, basil, chives, or tarragon)
  • dash salt (to taste)
  • dash white pepper (to taste)

Steps to Make It

  1. Combine the mustard and vinegar in a glass or stainless steel bowl and whisk them together briefly.​

  2. Place the mustard-vinegar mixture along with the oil, herbs, and seasonings in a blender and mix for about 10 seconds or until fully combined.​

  3. Transfer to a glass bowl and let stand for 30 minutes to let the flavors meld. Give the dressing a good whisk immediately before serving.

Note: Any oil labeled "vegetable oil" or "salad oil" is fine for this basic recipe. You can also use any light, neutral-flavored oil like safflower, canola or soybean oil.