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Tomatoes marinating in Summer's Secret Vinaigrette for use in Tomato Mozzarella Salad.

Tomatoes marinating in Summer's Secret Vinaigrette

Balsamic vinegar - which has its origins in Italy - has been made since the Middle Ages. It makes a delicious, easy, low-fat vinaigrette that is good on vegetables as well as salads. Try different types of this aged vinegar each time you make a new batch of vinaigrette.

Ingredients for the Dressing ...

3/4 cup of best quality olive oil

1/4 cup balsamic vinegar

1 teaspoon Summer's Secret Seasoning

Stuff you'll need ...

Glass jar with tightly fitting lid OR

Blender OR

Bowl and whisk

Directions ...

Add all ingredients to the glass jar and shake well to mix. (You can use a blender or bowl and whisk to mix the vinaigrette.) Makes one cup. Store in the refrigerator. Shake well before using.

Serving Suggestions ...

In addition to using as a dressing for green salad, try tossing hot, steamed vegetables – such as broccoli or asparagus – with a little of this vinaigrette. Use in Summer's Secret Tomato Mozzarella Salad.