Basic French Vinaigrette



1 garlic clove, minced

2 T. red wine vinegar

tsp salt

2 T. olive oil

tsp Dijon mustard

Salt and pepper to taste


Put the garlic and salt in a small bowl. Using the back of a spoon, crush the garlic against the salt. Add the mustard and vinegar and whisk till well mixed. Add the olive oil to your salad greens and toss. Add the vinegar mixture and toss again. Check for seasoning. These amounts can be varied according to your tastes.