This has got to be the most versatile dressing in the world. Vegetarians can skip the chicken broth altogether and add a squirt of lemon juice instead.
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
2 teaspoons Dijon-style mustard
3 tablespoons chicken broth
3/4 teaspoon granulated sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 tablespoon fresh basil, chopped (optional)
Combine olive oil, balsamic vinegar, mustard, chicken broth, sugar, salt and pepper in a medium size bowl and whisk until well blended.
Cover and refrigerate.
Bring to room temperature and whisk well before using. Add freshly chopped basil last.
makes 10 servings.
NOTE: Use as a dressing on mixed greens, or as a marinate for fish, chicken or pork.