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Balsamic Vinaigrette

Published March 27, 2012 by jenmatteson

This is super simple and great on salads, pasta, chicken, steaks, veggies – you name it.  It should last in an airtight container in your fridge for up to a month.  Be sure to use a good quality vinegar and olive oil, that’s the key to great flavor.

Balsamic Vinaigrette

Ingredients:

1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
1/2 cup olive oil
1 tsp water
1 tsp garlic, minced
salt and pepper

Directions:
1. In a medium bowl, add vinegar and slowly drizzle in the olive oil while whisking.  Add water, garlic, and salt and pepper to taste.

Cilantro Lime Dressing

Published March 17, 2012 by jenmatteson

This is a light dressing that is quick and easy to make.  You can store any leftovers in your fridge for about two weeks.

Cilantro Lime Dressing

Ingredients:

1 jalapeno
2 cloves garlic
1 tsp freshly grated ginger root
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
2 tbsp water
2 tbsp agave (honey would work just fine)
2 tsp balsamic vinegar
salt
1/4 cup cilantro leaves
1/4 cup olive oil

Directions:
1. In a food processor, pulse jalapeno, garlic, and ginger until they are finely minced.   Add lime juice, water, agave, balsamic, salt and cilantro leaves. Pulse a few times to blend. Turn food processor on and begin to drizzle in the olive oil until incorporated.  Adjust salt or other ingredients to taste.

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