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Creamy Basil Vinaigrette

This can also be used over grilled vegetables. Can be kept in an airtight container for up to 3 days in the fridge.
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword salad, salad dressing
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 cup packed fresh basil leaves = 1 ounce
  • 1/4 cup roasted garlic
  • 2 Tablespoons grated Parmesan
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 3/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  • Put basil, garlic, Parmesan, and vinegar in a blender.
  • Cover and blend till thoroughly combined.
  • With the blender running, slowly add the oil in a steady stream of oil through the lid.
  • Transfer to a small bowl, sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Chill before serving if desired.