Tomato-Basil Vinaigrette

Tomato-Basil Vinaigrette

Simple and refreshing, this salad dressing combines real-tomato texture with lots of flavour. You can even serve it as a healthy veggie dip.

Makes 16 Servings (480 ml)
Total Time 11 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Container 2 Litre Container


  • 60 ml white balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons honey, optional
  • 2 teaspoons dry mustard powder
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 2 Tablespoon basil leaves, each torn into 3-4 pieces
  • 175 g grape tomatoes, halved
  • 240 ml extra virgin olive oil


  1. Place balsamic vinegar, honey, mustard, fresh lemon juice, salt, basil, and tomatoes into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure the lid.
  2. Start the blender on its lowest speed, then quickly increase to its highest speed, and blend for 1 minute.
  3. Reduce speed to Variable 8. Remove lid plug and add oil in through the lid plug opening in a steady stream. Once all the oil is added, replace lid plug and blend for 15 seconds.

Chef's Notes

  • Different types of tomatoes may be used interchangeably in this recipe, depending on what's ripe and in season.

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