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Orange Basil Vinaigrette

Active Time: 15 minutes

Makes about 1 cup

*Chef’s Tip: Making Dressings in your Food Processor
If you would like an emulsified or “creamy” appearance for your dressings, make them in a small food processor. Place all ingredients except for oil in your processor. Being to process and add oil slowly in a steady stream.


  • Zest of 1 orange
  • Juice of 1 orange
  • 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon minced shallots (or whole if using a food processor)
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Pinch black pepper
  • Pinch chili flakes


  1. Place all ingredients in a mason jar and shaking vigorously*