Awesome Red Wine Vinaigrette Salad Dressing

This sweet and tangy red wine vinaigrette salad dressing will become a staple at your house! It tastes so fresh don’t be surprised if you find it hard to go back to a bottled dressing. A nice salad is an easy complement to so many make ahead meals. Add crab cakes, chicken and more to make a hearty one-dish salad (See more pictures below the recipe.)

Over greens with strawberries, toasted walnuts and cheese.
Using a container marked with volume measurements makes prep a snap.

First the recipe … then see more suggestions below.

This recipe yields about 3/4 cup, just double or triple it for a larger crowd!



Over blackened honey chicken with bacon bits and monterey jack cheese.

So many possibilities. For those who enjoyed the special events at our meal assembly kitchen…this is the dressing. Enjoy!

Awesome Red Wine Vinaigrette Salad Dressing
  • ½ cup canola or vegetable oil
  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • ¼ cup sugar or sugar substitute
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon paprika
  • ⅛ teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 garlic clove, pressed
  1. Add all the ingredients to a jar with a tight lid. Shake vigorously to combine.
  2. Store in the refrigerator for up to 1 week. Shake to recombine before using.
Make Ahead
  1. Store up to 1 week.


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