White Wine Vinaigrette

White Wine Vinaigrette is the best go-to salad dressing! Made with pantry staples like white wine vinegar, olive oil, dijon mustard, oregano, and a touch of salt and pepper, it easily pairs with any type of salad you can toss together. Great as a marinade as well, this dressing is so versatile and light – and comes together in under 5 minutes!

Love vinaigrettes as much as we do? Try some of our other flavors like our Red Wine Vinaigrette with Dijon Mustard, Lemon Basil Vinaigrette Recipe, or Lemon Honey Vinaigrette Dressing for all your spring and summer salads!

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White Wine Vinaigrette

We love a good homemade salad dressing here at More than Meat and Potatoes. Especially flavored vinaigrettes! Today we’re bringing you a classic: White Wine Vinaigrette.

This dressing is neutral enough in flavor it can pair with fruit salads, mixed greens, tomato salads, orzo, quinoa, or use it as a marinade on chicken, fish, or veggies. It’s made with ingredients you’re sure to have already on hand and comes together in just a few minutes.

Throw everything into the jar and shake. That’s it! It can easily be customized to your preference, any and all of the ingredients can be adjusted for flavor. Add more white wine vinegar to make it more tangy, or use honey to make a sweeter version (this addition is great for fruit based salads).

While it’s a family favorite for salads of any kind, we love to use it to marinate chicken and fish as well. It adds just enough flavor and makes the meat juicy without being overwhelming. It can even be used to add flavor to your favorite veggies!

How To Make White Wine Vinaigrette

  1. In a bowl or large jar with a lid, add the olive oil, white wine vinegar, dried oregano, Dijon mustard, salt, and pepper. Whisk or shake thoroughly to combine.
  2. Store at room temperature for up to a week and use on salads or as a marinade for your favorite chicken or fish dishes! Enjoy.
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Tips and Variations

  • Adjust the white wine vinegar to your taste. 
  • For a sweet variation add a touch of honey or maple syrup!
  • It may go without saying but make sure to use white wine vinegar as opposed to white vinegar. They have very different tastes and if you use white vinegar you will end up with a much more acidic and sour dressing. We don’t recommend it. 
  • You could swap the dijon mustard for a horseradish mustard for some spice or substitute with a stone ground mustard. Of course you could leave it out altogether as well. 
  • You can always change up the flavors of this more neutral dressing by adding some lemon juice, fresh herbs, or even chili flakes.
Spoon dipping into salad dressing.

Storage

Storage: This white wine vinaigrette will stay fresh for up to 7 days at room temperature. Store in an airtight container or in the jar you used to shake it together for even easier storage and clean up.

More Ways To Use White Wine and White Wine Vinegar:

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White Wine Vinaigrette

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Author: Kim
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 16 Servings

Ingredients

  • ½ cup olive oil
  • ½ cup white wine vinegar, adjust to taste
  • 1 ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions
 

  • Place all ingredients in a bowl or jar with a lid. Whisk or shake to combine.
    ½ cup olive oil
    ½ cup white wine vinegar
    1 ½ teaspoon dried oregano
    1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
    Salt and pepper
  • Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 7 days.

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Notes

*The calories listed are an approximation based on the ingredients in the recipe card and a serving size of 1/2 ounce of vinaigrette. Actual calories will vary.

Nutrition

Serving: 0.5ounceCalories: 62kcalCarbohydrates: 0.2gProtein: 0.03gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gSodium: 4mgPotassium: 6mgFiber: 0.1gSugar: 0.01gVitamin A: 3IUVitamin C: 0.04mgCalcium: 4mgIron: 0.1mg

Nutrition Disclaimer

Kim and John Vargo of More Than Meat and Potatoes and its affiliates are not dieticians or nutritionists. Any nutritional information shared is an estimate. If preferred, use your favorite online nutrition calculator to double check the amounts. Calories and other nutritional values can vary based on brand and serving size.

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