This is a versatile, basic oil and vinegar dressing.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8


  • 1⁄2 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1 Tbsp. minced shallots
  • 1⁄4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. chia seeds, soaked
  • 1⁄2 cup olive oil
  • 1⁄2 tsp. salt
  • 1⁄4 tsp. ground black pepper


  • Combine mustard, shallots, vinegar and chia seeds in a bowl with a whisk. Drizzle in olive oil while whisking, and season with salt and pepper.
  • Store in a jar and shake to combine before using.