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Walnut and shallot vinaigrette

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Salad dressings & dips

Walnut and shallot vinaigrette

Side Serves 4 5 min
This vinairette would go well with a classic rocket, pear, blue cheese and walnut combination. It would also be lovely tossed with briefly blanched green beans, or orange, watercress, feta and beetroot salad.


  • 1 tbsp sherry or red wine vinegar
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 shallot, finely diced
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp walnut oil


Prep time: 5 min
  • Step 1

    Whisk all the ingredients together. This dressing could be used with winter leaves such as claytonia, watercress or endive.
  • Step 2

    Serve with toasted walnuts, orange segments or pear and chopped blue cheese.

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