Basil Vinaigrette Salad Recipe

Tasty salad with different tomatoes, red pepper, lambs lettuce, cucumber, lettuce and lambs lettuce. Summer salad. Healthy snack. Concept for a tasty and healthy meal. White wooden background Close up

The magic of this recipe comes from the awesome DIY dressing. Once you’ve made it, simply mix it with whatever salad ingredients you please. You can store extra dressing in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.

Serves: 4 | Prep time: 10 minutes



  • 2 slices fresh chilli pepper
  • 20g basil leaves, torn
  • 1 small shallot, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. water
  • 2 Tbsp. white wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 6 Tbsp. olive oil
  • Honey, to taste


  • Lettuce
  • Tomatoes
  • Chives
  • Kale
  • Chard
  • Cucumbers
  • Peppers


  1. Add the shallot and chilli pepper to a processor and blend.
  2. Add the basil leaves, water, vinegar, and salt and blend while slowly pouring in the olive oil.
  3. Add honey to desired sweetness.
  4. Mix with salad ingredients and serve.

Recipe Credit: Jodi Hart