Versatile Garlic-Basil Salad Dressing is equally suited for mixed greens, cooked and chilled vegetables or a platter of thickly sliced tomatoes, sliced red onion and mozzarella cheese rounds.
The dressing may be prepared with either fresh or dried basil. The dressing will be a tasty difference for family gatherings or festive dinner parties.
GARLIC-BASIL SALAD DRESSING
1/2 cup olive oil
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons water
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 tablespoon chopped basil leaves or 1 teaspoon crushed dried basil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
Combine olive oil, vinegar, water, garlic, basil, salt, pepper and sugar in container with tight-fitting lid. Shake until blended. Makes 3/4 cup.