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Lemon Basil Vinaigrette

For more than just salads - use this springy vinaigrette for sandwiches, over roasted veggies, as a marinade for chicken. Anything you want!
Prep Time 5 mins


  • 1/2 c olive oil
  • 2 tsp white wine vinegar
  • 1-2 tbsp mustard
  • 2-4 grated cloves of garlic (I always use 4+, we like the garlic flavor)
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 2 tbsp chopped basil
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Combine all ingredients in a jar and shake like heck until the vinaigrette comes together.
  • Taste and adjust seasoning as necessary. If you get a forward tasting olive oil flavor, add a little more mustard and lemon; if it's too mustardy, add some more lemon, garlic and a bit more oil.