Vinaigrettes are blends of oil and vinegar. This version uses extra-virgin olive oil and white wine vinegar.

Serves 8

Ingredients:

       
  • 2 cups orange juice
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  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
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  • 1/3 cup white wine vinegar
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  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
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  • 2 teaspoons dried basil or 1 tablespoon fresh basil
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  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil

Directions:

In a small saucepan, combine the orange juice and cornstarch. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil for about 1 minute. Pour into a bowl or jar and refrigerate until cold.

When the orange juice mixture is well-chilled, add the vinegar, mustard, basil and olive oil. Whisk until well-blended. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate until needed.

Nutritional Analysis (per serving)

Serving size: About 1/3 cup
  • Total carbohydrate: 8 g
  • Dietary fiber: 0 g
  • Sodium: 31 mg
  • Saturated fat: Trace
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1 g
  • Total fat: 1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Protein: 1 g
  • Calories: 45
Last Updated: 2014-07-03
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