A basic Dijon vinaigrette, like this one, can be used for up to three weeks after making.

By Real Simple
Updated February 06, 2009
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A basic Dijon vinaigrette, like this one, can be used for up to three weeks after making.

What You Need

  • Shakable dressing container, Dijon mustard, white wine vinegar, olive oil, Kosher salt, freshly-ground pepper, tablespoon, teaspoon

Follow These Steps

  1. Find and clean a reusable container If you don’t have a traditional dressing shaker, a mason jar or a peanut butter jar work just as well.
  2. Add 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  3. Add 2 teaspoons white wine vinegar
  4. Add 6 teaspoons olive oil The ratio of oil to vinegar should be 3:1.
  5. Add salt and pepper to taste A pinch of Kosher salt and of freshly-ground pepper should do the trick.
  6. Shake to combine Serve or refrigerate.