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Simple Basil Vinaigrette

  • Author: JPLongland
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Total Time: 5
  • Yield: 200ml 1x
  • Diet: Vegan


Super simple, seven ingredient basil vinaigrette. Perfect with a super simple tomato and mozzarella salad. Feeling fancy? Chuck in some pancetta. 



  • 1 banana shallot
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 10g basil leaves
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • large pinch of salt 
  • 180ml extra virgin olive oil 


  1. Peel and roughly chop shallot and garlic
  2. Add to blender with the remaining ingredients and blitz to a smooth vinaigrette. 
  3. Serve over tomatoes, mozzarella and pancetta. Use to marinate tomatoes or drizzle over salads. 


Storage: This dressing will keep in an airtight container in the fridge for at least a month, make sure you give it a shake before using each time. 

  • Category: Sauce
  • Method: Blender
  • Cuisine: Salad