Try this delicious salad dressing recipe from Epicurious.  It pairs well romaine lettuce.


Makes about 2/3 cup


  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh basil
  • 1/2 oz parmesan, finely grated (1/4 cup)
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup olive oil


  1. Mince garlic and mash to a paste with 1/4 teaspoon salt, then whisk together with vinegar, lemon juice, basil, parmesan, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, and pepper.
  2. Add oil in a slow stream, whisking until well blended.

Read the original recipe here

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