A simple salad and simple salad dressing, when done well it is an excellent addition to a meal! Opening a bag of mixed leaves is probably the easiest and quickest side dish! But what turns mixed leaves into a great salad is a great dressing. This simple salad dressing is the basis of so many great salads. With so many variations and ways to make it your own, this simple salad and dressing is the little black dress of salads!
Measure the ingredients into a jar or large measuring cup. (A jar is much easier)
Shake or stir until the ingredients are well combined.
The dressing will keep in the fridge for 3 weeks.
Make this dressing your own with one of these twists (these won't change the length of time you can keep the dressing for):
Use apple cider vinegar
Use red wine vinegar
Use balsamic vinegar
Use maple syrup
Use a nutty oil (walnut is a fav!)
Add some dried herbs (rosemary, thyme, basil, oregano, dill)
Use a grainy mustard
Fresh additions (if using these the dressing must be used within 3 days) Pour a small amount of your dressing into a measuring cup and then add the fresh ingredients. That way, your big batch can remain in the refrigerator.