Ina Garten’s Creamy Vinaigrette

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Homemade salad dressing may seem like a pain to make, but don't worry because this recipe is quick, easy, and worth trying!

It also happens to be one of Camila’s go-to ways to dress a salad. According to Ina Garten, it’s “much tastier than anything you can buy at a store”. She also says that it’s the one recipe everyone should know how to make!

Here’s how to make her favorite Creamy Vinaigrette:

Ina Garten's Creamy Vinaigrette


  • 1/2 cup good olive oil
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp minced shallot
  • 5 cup mesclun mix (or salad of your choice)


  • In a small bowl, whisk together the oil, vinegar, mustard, honey, salt, pepper and shallots until the vinaigrette is emulsified.
  • Toss the greens with enough dressing to moisten and serve immediately.
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