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A Fresh Summer Vinaigrette That Doubles as a Dressing or Marinade

Posted at 12:56 PM, Jun 14, 2019

Jamie Protich from The Front Porch made Tomato Basil Vinaigrette. The Front Porch is located at 108 Center Ave. Dickson, TN 37055. They are open for lunch 6 days a week 11am-2pm and closed on Saturdays. Follow Front Porch on Facebook. For more information call (615) 441-0006.

Tomato Basil Vinaigrette


· 1 cup chopped, seeded tomatoes

· 1/2 cup packed fresh basil leaves

· 1/4 cup red wine vinegar

· 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

· 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

· 2-3 garlic cloves, chopped

· 1 cup olive oil

· 1 teaspoon sugar

· Salt and pepper, to taste


1. Add tomatoes, basil, vinegars, mustard, garlic and 1/2 cup olive oil to a food processor or blender. Blend until smooth.

2. With the machine running, gradually pour in the remaining 1/2 cup olive oil until well blended. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Refrigerate. Bring to room temperature before using.