Rss Feed Tweeter button Facebook button Technorati button Reddit button Myspace button Linkedin button Webonews button Delicious button Digg button Flickr button Stumbleupon button Newsvine button Youtube button

Gourmet Oil and Vinegar

Gourmet Oil and Vinegar

Quick Pesto Vinaigrette

Pesto Vinaigrette
(5 minutes preparation time, no need to cook).Ingredients:
2 cloves of garlic, peeled
1 ½ tbsp Walnuts or pine nuts
1 cup fresh basil leaves, packed
6 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
3 tbsp white-wine vinegar

Procedure:
1. Drop the garlic and nuts into a food processor. Process it until finely chopped.
2. While the food processor is running, add basil leaves until these are finely chopped.
3. Add olive oil by slowly pouring it through the processor’s feed tube. Then, add vinegar. Turn the processor off and stir the mixture and scrape the sides of the processor. You may now use the dressing. This is perfect for a tomato or green salad or fish or chicken that is sautéed, broiled or grilled.

The recipe is good for 6 to 8 servings as a dressing and 4 to 6 servings when used as a sauce. Yield is about three-fourths cup.

Raspberry Vinaigrette
(5 minutes preparation time, no need to cook)

Ingredients:
2 tbsp raspberries, fresh
¼ cup raspberry vinegar
¼ cup olive oil
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Procedure:
1. Mash the raspberries and mix with the vinegar. Add the oil, and continue beating until the oil is blended.
2. Add pepper and salt according to taste. You may serve this over sautéed chicken breasts, some salad greens or grilled quail.

The recipe is good for 2 to 4 servings as a sauce and 4 servings as a salad dressing. Yield is about ½ cup.Lemon-Olive Vinaigrette
(10 minutes preparation time, no need to cook)
Ingredients:
Juice from 2 lemons
1 tbsp black olive paste (also called olivada and can be bought in deli shops)
5 tbsp extra virgin oil
Black pepper, freshly grounded
1 tbsp Italian parsley leaves, minced finely

Procedure:
1. Mix the black olive paste and lemon juice until both are blended well. Add olive oil.
2. Add pepper and salt according to taste. Add some parsley (Optional)

This can served as a sauce for cooked dried beans or fish.

Asian Vinaigrette
(5 minutes preparation time, no need to cook)

Ingredients:
¼ cup rice vinegar
1 tbsp soy sauce
½ tsp sugar
½ cup Chinese sesame oil
A dash of red pepper flakes

Procedure

1. Mix the sugar, vinegar and soy sauce. Add in the oil and beat until well blended.
2. Add red pepper flakes.

This can be used as dressing for vegetables (steamed or boiled). Average yield is ¾ cups.

vinaigrette recipes 

 

Technorati Tags:

Leave a Reply

Copyright © 2014 Cruets.com All rights reserved.
http://oilandvinegar.cruets.com/