Wednesday, March 05, 2008

Sundried Tomato Vinaigrette

I recently discovered the Frantic Home Cook, which is a great little food blog with witty writing and great instructional pictures. One of the first recipes that caught my eye was her Simple Vinaigrette, which I wanted to make for the plethora of salads I've been eating lately. The recipe is super easy, only requiring measuring and mixing, so this would be a great and easy dressing to always have on hand. I made a few variations, using up some of the leftover sundried tomatoes I had from the Sundried Tomato and Kalamata Olive Stuffed Mushrooms, and I think they add a lovely little flavor punch.

Sundried Tomato Vinaigrette

Sundried Tomato Vinaigrette

1/4 c red wine vinegar
1/2 c olive oil
1/4 c oil from sundried tomatoes
1/2 c minced sundried tomatoes, oil-packed
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 tbsp Italian Seasoning
2 tsp onion powder
2 tbsp stone ground mustard
1/4 c shredded parmesan cheese

Combine all ingredients, shake well, and chill in the refrigerator for flavors to get all friendly-like.

5 comments:

The Culinary Chase said...

Wow! These ingredients sound fab! I'm always looking for new dressings and this one hits the spot! Cheers!

Frantic Home Cook said...

Aw shucks! Thanks for the kind words.

jd said...

This sounds like such a delicious dressing! I really like the idea of using sun-dried tomatoes and their oil, especially since I have a big jar of them just waiting to be used!

Thanks :)

Fiber said...

Culinary Chase - let me know how you enjoy it!

Frantic Cook - you bet! I'm such a huge fan of your blog.

JD - I try and use the oil whenever possible since it's so flavorful.

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