Sherry shallot dressing is a versatile and delicious vinaigrette that makes a great addition to any salad or roasted vegetable dish. The combination of sherry vinegar and shallots creates a tangy and sweet flavor that pairs perfectly with so many recipes. This easy dressing recipe can be customized to suit your taste, making it an ideal choice for anyone looking for a quick and flavorful way to add some flavor to their meals.
This sherry shallot vinaigrette pairs well with leafy greens like kale or arugula as well as heartier vegetables that are roasted. I love drizzling this over our roasted Italian cabbage when we make it!
It can also be used as a marinade for chicken or beef before grilling or roasting.
Whether you're looking for a quick and easy salad dressing recipe or want to add some extra flavor to your favorite dishes, this Sherry Shallot Dressing is sure to become a staple in your house.
Ingredients for sherry shallot vinaigrette
There are very few ingredients you will need for this easy shallot dressing. Here is what you will need:
- Sherry vinegar
- Dijon mustard
- Olive oil
- Salt and pepper
- Pinch of sugar
If you prefer a more natural sweeter for this sherry shallot dressing, adding a little honey instead of sugar to the recipe will help with this.
How to make
Making this sherry shallot vinaigrette is so easy. Here is what it looks like:
- Whisk: In a small bowl, whisk together the sherry vinegar, honey, and Dijon mustard until well combined.
- Drizzle: in the olive oil while whisking constantly until the mixture has emulsified.
- Add shallots: and stir well to combine.
- Season: with salt and pepper to taste.
- Serve immediately: or store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to one week.
Here are some ideas of what to pair with this sherry shallot dressing
This sherry shallot dressing is a versatile and delicious addition to any salad. Its tangy yet sweet flavor profile elevates ordinary greens and vegetables to new heights.
It's easy to make with just a few simple ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen. Try out making your own batch of sherry shallot dressing today and we know you will love it.
Sherry Shallot Dressing
- 1 shallot finely chopped
- ¼ cup Extra virgin olive oil or regular olive oil
- 2 tablespoon Sherry wine vinegar
- 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
- ½ teaspoon kosher salt plus more to taste
- ½ teaspoon Sugar or honey
- ¼ teaspoon Fresh ground black pepper
- Add dijon, vinegar, salt, pepper and sugar to a small bowl and whisk together.
- Now slowly drizzle the olive oil into the mixture until fully combined.
- Stir in the shallots and let sit for about 10 minutes.
- Use immediately or refrigerate covered for up to 2 weeks.