Balsamic Vinaigrette and Marinade
Because balsamic vinegar is very sweet, it needs a slightly sour counterpoint. In this case, it is lemon juice. It also needs a bit of zip, like pepper or mustard. Use this recipe as a dressing or a marinade.
Serves: 8Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 shallots, minced
- ⅓ cup balsamic vinegar
- 1½ Tbsp. lemon juice
- ½ tsp. salt
- ½ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
- ½ tsp. Dijon mustard
- ½ cup avocado oil
- Place all ingredients except the oil in a blender. With the blender running on a medium setting, slowly pour the oil into the jar. Blend until very smooth. Cover and store in the refrigerator for up to 7 days.