Vinaigrette dressing

This salad dressing recipe is for vinaigrette.  This vinaigrette dressing recipe makes a salad dressing that will be a favourite for many.

Ingredients – Serves 1

  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon caster sugar
  • ½ teaspoon lemon juice
  • Sea salt / pepper


  1. Put the mustard into a clean bowl.  Whisk in the vinegar, add the sugar and lemon juice, and slowly whisk in the oil.  Season to taste.
  2. Transfer the vinagrette dressing to a jar with a tight-fitting lid.  Label and date the vinaigrette dressing and store in the fridge.  It will keep for up to 2 weeks.

Always give the vinaigrette dressing a good shake before use.

Salad making tips

We have put together some great tips for making great tasting and simple salads. This includes the use of olive oil and extra virgin olive oil.

Watch how to make a vinaigrette dressing