Olive vinaigrette

How to prepare an olive vinaigrette at home

Ingredients of a vinaigrette

  • 3 shallots

  • A can of pitted black or green olives

  • 6 pickles

  • Salt

  • Sherry vinegar

  • Virgin olive oil

Preparation of a vinaigrette

  • Peel, wash and finely chop the shallots.

  • Leave them to marinate in salt and vinegar for half an hour.

  • Chop pickles and olives in very small pieces (if they are not laminated) and leave them apart together with a a little oil.

  • Drain the shallots to remove the vinegar and salt.

  • Mix all ingredients and rectify (if necessary) with the remaining salt and vinegar.

  • Pour a vinaigrette over salad and serve any.

You can do this recipe either with black olives or with the green ones. If the salad has lettuce, so that the sauce stands out more, we can use the black sauce to give an extra touch of color.

If a vinaigrette has to be used for dishes made with tomato, pasta, rice or vegetables, we can use both, green or black olives.

What is a vinaigrette used for?

It is used to season different dishes, such as vegetable salads. Also as an appetizer before a meal.

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This article was endorsed by Elisenda Carballido - Dietitian nutritionist. Postgraduate in Phytotherapy and master in Nutrition and Metabolism.
Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

22 April, 2019

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