Garlic and Basil Vinaigrette

Garlic and Basil Vinaigrette

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"This delicious dressing instantly became my favorite. It is fast and very easy to make."


10 m servings 176 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 176 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 18.6 g
  • 29%
  • Carbs:
  • 2.1g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 177 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Combine the basil, garlic, balsamic vinegar, and Parmesan cheese in a blender. Blend until ingredients form a paste. Slowly pour olive oil into the mixture and continue to blend until smooth.
  2. Add salt and pepper to taste. Whisk before serving.
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  1. 34 Ratings


Okay I really hate to give a recipe a bad review espically if we just didn't care for the "outcome" of a recipe. This dressing is very thick, and very strong. It really over powers the flavors o...

This is VERY thick as written. You have to play with the ingredients as stated. I had to keep adding vinegar and oil to this plus a bit of sugar to get the desired taste and consistency.

Everyone loved this! Had with a simple salad of romaine lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, carrots, and celery. Did not make any changes. :)

Since I scaled this down to just two servings, I was unable to prepare this using a blender as there wasn't enough there to work with! So I chopped up everything real fine, then put Hubs to wor...

This is an EXCELLENT salad dressing, but it IS very thick. As I was pouring it into a 'Good Seasons' bottle, I took a cue from that tried and true recipe and added a bit of water. Just 2T was en...

This vinaigrette was delicious! I loved the balsamic vinager in it! and the basil gave it a very fresh taste!

This was great. I'll never buy a store brand again!!!

As a salad dressing, way too a spread for grilled chicken, roasted peppers, fresh mozzarella and baby spinach on whole wheat hoagie rolls, absolutely delicious!!

Incredible fresh flavor, but I do grow my own basil. I used that, sea salt and fresh cracked pepper corns. I found it is awesome on chicken too, especially if you add two tablespoons each of mi...