Champagne Vinaigrette, low-fat, low-calorie and just plain delish! Easy to prepare and ready in about 5 minutes! Homemade salad dressings use real ingredients, no preservatives and takes minutes to prepare! Perfect on salads, quinoa, and roasted veggies!
I cannot stress how easy it is to make homemade vinaigrette at home.
As a food blogger you would think I have it all planned, well that is so not true! I do cook a lot! Sometimes it's the 8th time I have made Grilled Mexican Pork Chops because I want to ensure the recipe works, lol. But there are many days scramble to make dinner. Having easy recipes made ahead can really help get a meal on the table.
One of my go-to always in the fridge recipe is my Champagne Vinaigrette!
Champagne Vinaigrette is super yum on salads, grains, veggies. You can use it as a marinade for veggies, chicken, pork, and beef. The salad dressing is perfect for this Kale and Quinoa Salad with Pomegranates!Truly one of the best combos around.
We make this vinaigrette a lot and keep it in the fridge for our salads and an easy marinade for chicken and beef too.
The benefits of a homemade salad dressing:
- Controlling the ingredients allows you to lower fat and calories.
- Buying vinegars and oil in bulk at food warehouse stores is very cost effective.
- No preservatives in homemade vinaigrettes.
- Feel free to add in extra ingredients to any homemade vinaigrette. ie: tahini, chia seeds, flax turmeric.
How long does Champagne Vinaigrette store in the fridge?
This dressing goes fast because everyone loves it. Well covered, it does keep for about 5-6 days in the fridge.
Does champagne vinaigrette contain alcohol?
This vinaigrette is made with champagne vinegar so it is safe for kids to enjoy!
What salad ideas can I make with Champagne Vinaigrette?
Detox Salad : This salad dressing would be great with this salad.
Grilled Chicken Asparagus Salad: Feel free to change up dressings and use this vinaigrette.
Some other salad dressings/vinaigrettes I love:
Avocado Buttermilk Salad Dressing: A personal favorite!
Maple Cider Vinaigrette: Love this salad dressing and it is also a great marinade.
Mango Jalapeno Salad Dressing from Kylee Cooks is a delicious salad dressing!
Honey Mustard Dressing from Life's Ambrosia is awesome!
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How to Make Homemade Champagne Vinaigrette:
- Use a blender to blend ingredients because it gives the salad dressing a light, fluffy, creamy consistency! Yet I am not using any cream!
- Avocado oil is my favorite for this dressing! It has more antioxidants than olive oil and more Vitamin E. Great on salads.
- Use agave as a sweetener. If not vegan, use honey if agave is not available.
- This is an easy salad dressing. All ingredients go into blender. Blend well. Refrigerate till ready to eat.
- Store in the fridge for about 5-6 days if it lasts that long.
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- Combine chopped shallots, champagne vinegar, minced garlic, Dijon mustard, agave, ground black pepper, salt into the blender. Blend for about 1 minute.
- While blender running, slowly add the avocado oil.
- Check seasoning, adjust if necessary.
- Serve over salads, quinoa, rice, veggies.
- Dressing stays well covered up to about 5-6 days in the fridge.
- all nutritional value is estimated. This can fluctuate due to portion size and ingredients.