Vinaigrette Salad Dressing Recipe

Vinaigrette Salad Dressing is very simple to make and is an amazing way to infuse extra zest to most of your salads. This vibrant dressing is easily available in the market but preparing it at home is a cost-effective activity of few minutes, which provides you with an original taste in return. Making of the Vinaigrette Salad Dressing does not involve any cooking or frying as you just have to blend few of the easily available ingredients. If you are making it for a salad, then you have the option available to dish it up with mushrooms. The sweet and tangy taste of the dressing enhances the overall taste of the simple dishes and gives them rich, smooth finishing touch. The Orange Vinaigrette Dressing is one among the close versions the Vinaigrette Salad Dressings.

Preparation time: 5 minutes
Utensils needed: medium bowl, plate, whisk or fork


– ¾ cup olive oil or vegetable oil
– 1 teaspoon tarragon
– 1 tablespoon chives
– 2 teaspoon Beau Monde for seasoning
– 2 tablespoons vinegar
– 1 tablespoon Mustard – Dijon Mustard is preferred
– Few drops Tabasco sauce
– 1 tablespoon dill weeds
– Finely chopped parsley or coriander  for garnishing – optional
– Salt
– Fresh lettuce for garnishing – optional


  • 1

    Take a medium clean bowl and pour in ¾ cup of the olive oil or vegetable oil.

  • 2

    Top the oil with 1 teaspoon of tarragon, 1 tablespoon of chives, 2 tablespoons of vinegar, 1 tablespoon of mustard, few drops of Tabasco sauce and 1 tablespoon f dill weeds. Season the ingredients with 2 teaspoons of Beau Monde and a pinch of salt.

  • 3

    Hold the bowl with one hand and use the other hand to whisk the ingredients vigorously until smooth. You can use either a fork or a whisk for mixing the ingredients.

  • 4

    Sprinkle the Vinaigrette Salad Dressing with some finely chopped parsley or coriander and give it a slight stir.

  • 5

    Arrange the fresh lettuce leave on medium plate and set the bowl of the Vinaigrette Salad Dressing in the center. Serve and enjoy!

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