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Basil Vinaigrette made with basil, onion, garlic, mustard, mayo, vinegar, olive oil and spices for a quick, easy, healthy, creamy and delicious salad dressing recipe perfect for salads, soups, bread, pasta — you name it! Low-carb and keto diet friendly with a vegan option!

  Basil Vinaigrette made with basil, onion, garlic, mustard, vegan mayo, vinegar, olive oil and spices for a quick, easy, healthy, creamy and delicious salad dressing recipe perfect for salads, soups, bread, pasta — you name it! Low-carb and keto diet friendly! #basilvinaigrette #basildressing #ketovinaigrette

This little basil dressing is so perfectly flavorful, versatile and healthy! Whether using as a vinaigrette for salads, a dip or condiment for your favorite dishes, you are certain to be pleased with its deliciousness and vibrancy! We love keeping a bottle on hand at all times, as it never goes to waste.

  Basil Vinaigrette made with basil, onion, garlic, mustard, vegan mayo, vinegar, olive oil and spices for a quick, easy, healthy, creamy and delicious salad dressing recipe perfect for salads, soups, bread, pasta — you name it! Low-carb and keto diet friendly! #basilvinaigrette #basildressing #ketovinaigrette

  Basil Vinaigrette made with basil, onion, garlic, mustard, vegan mayo, vinegar, olive oil and spices for a quick, easy, healthy, creamy and delicious salad dressing recipe perfect for salads, soups, bread, pasta — you name it! Low-carb and keto diet friendly! #basilvinaigrette #basildressing #ketovinaigrette

Basil Vinaigrette

This Creamy Basil Vinaigrette recipe is:

  • Creamy, vibrant, and flavorful.

  • Versatile, and can be enjoyed a variety of ways.

  • Super healthy and easy to make.

  • Easily stored, and keeps well in the fridge.

  • Vegan, keto friendly, low-carb, dairy-free, soy-free, gluten-free, nut-free, sugar-free.

  Basil Vinaigrette made with basil, onion, garlic, mustard, vegan mayo, vinegar, olive oil and spices for a quick, easy, healthy, creamy and delicious salad dressing recipe perfect for salads, soups, bread, pasta — you name it! Low-carb and keto diet friendly! #basilvinaigrette #basildressing #ketovinaigrette

  Basil Vinaigrette made with basil, onion, garlic, mustard, vegan mayo, vinegar, olive oil and spices for a quick, easy, healthy, creamy and delicious salad dressing recipe perfect for salads, soups, bread, pasta — you name it! Low-carb and keto diet friendly! #basilvinaigrette #basildressing #ketovinaigrette

What ingredients are needed to make Basil Vinaigrette?

  • Fresh basil leaves.

  • Onion.

  • Garlic.

  • Mustard.

  • Vegan mayo.

  • Apple cider vinegar.

  • Olive oil.

  • Spices.

 

  Basil Vinaigrette made with basil, onion, garlic, mustard, vegan mayo, vinegar, olive oil and spices for a quick, easy, healthy, creamy and delicious salad dressing recipe perfect for salads, soups, bread, pasta — you name it! Low-carb and keto diet friendly! #basilvinaigrette #basildressing #ketovinaigrette

  Basil Vinaigrette made with basil, onion, garlic, mustard, vegan mayo, vinegar, olive oil and spices for a quick, easy, healthy, creamy and delicious salad dressing recipe perfect for salads, soups, bread, pasta — you name it! Low-carb and keto diet friendly! #basilvinaigrette #basildressing #ketovinaigrette

How-to Make Basil Vinaigrette Salad Dressing – Step by Step

  1. Combine ingredients in a blender or food processor.

  How to Make Basil Vinaigrette made with basil, onion, garlic, mustard, vegan mayo, vinegar, olive oil and spices for a quick, easy, healthy, creamy and delicious salad dressing recipe perfect for salads, soups, bread, pasta — you name it! Low-carb and keto diet friendly! #basilvinaigrette #basildressing #ketovinaigrette

2. Blend until smoothly combined.

  How to Make Basil Vinaigrette made with basil, onion, garlic, mustard, vegan mayo, vinegar, olive oil and spices for a quick, easy, healthy, creamy and delicious salad dressing recipe perfect for salads, soups, bread, pasta — you name it! Low-carb and keto diet friendly! #basilvinaigrette #basildressing #ketovinaigrette

3. Pour into desired container of choice.

  How to Make Basil Vinaigrette made with basil, onion, garlic, mustard, vegan mayo, vinegar, olive oil and spices for a quick, easy, healthy, creamy and delicious salad dressing recipe perfect for salads, soups, bread, pasta — you name it! Low-carb and keto diet friendly! #basilvinaigrette #basildressing #ketovinaigrette

4. Enjoy right away or refrigerate until ready to use!

  How to Make Basil Vinaigrette made with basil, onion, garlic, mustard, vegan mayo, vinegar, olive oil and spices for a quick, easy, healthy, creamy and delicious salad dressing recipe perfect for salads, soups, bread, pasta — you name it! Low-carb and keto diet friendly! #basilvinaigrette #basildressing #ketovinaigrette

Top Tips for Making Creamy Basil Keto Vinaigrette

  1. Keep it Fresh!

    I recommend using super fresh basil for highest pungency and flavor!

  2. Low-Carb Keto Vinaigrette

    To ensure you are keeping this salad dressing recipe keto-friendly, make sure the mustard and mayonnaise you use does not contain any added sugar!

     

  How to Make Basil Vinaigrette made with basil, onion, garlic, mustard, vegan mayo, vinegar, olive oil and spices for a quick, easy, healthy, creamy and delicious salad dressing recipe perfect for salads, soups, bread, pasta — you name it! Low-carb and keto diet friendly! #basilvinaigrette #basildressing #ketovinaigrette

  How to Make Basil Vinaigrette made with basil, onion, garlic, mustard, vegan mayo, vinegar, olive oil and spices for a quick, easy, healthy, creamy and delicious salad dressing recipe perfect for salads, soups, bread, pasta — you name it! Low-carb and keto diet friendly! #basilvinaigrette #basildressing #ketovinaigrette

Common Recipe Questions

  1. Can I use regular mayonnaise instead of vegan mayo in this basil vinaigrette recipe?

    Yes! So long as you do not observe a vegan or egg-free diet, regular mayo works perfectly!

  2. How long can I store this dressing?

    This basil vinaigrette keeps well in lidded containers in the refrigerator for up to 10 days.

     

  How to Make Basil Vinaigrette made with basil, onion, garlic, mustard, vegan mayo, vinegar, olive oil and spices for a quick, easy, healthy, creamy and delicious salad dressing recipe perfect for salads, soups, bread, pasta — you name it! Low-carb and keto diet friendly! #basilvinaigrette #basildressing #ketovinaigrette

  How to Make Basil Vinaigrette made with basil, onion, garlic, mustard, vegan mayo, vinegar, olive oil and spices for a quick, easy, healthy, creamy and delicious salad dressing recipe perfect for salads, soups, bread, pasta — you name it! Low-carb and keto diet friendly! #basilvinaigrette #basildressing #ketovinaigrette

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  How to Make Basil Vinaigrette made with basil, onion, garlic, mustard, vegan mayo, vinegar, olive oil and spices for a quick, easy, healthy, creamy and delicious salad dressing recipe perfect for salads, soups, bread, pasta — you name it! Low-carb and keto diet friendly! #basilvinaigrette #basildressing #ketovinaigrette

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Creamy Basil Vinaigrette

Basil Vinaigrette made with basil, onion, garlic, mustard, mayo, vinegar, olive oil and spices for a quick, easy, healthy, creamy and delicious salad dressing recipe perfect for salads, soups, bread, pasta — you name it! Low-carb, vegan and keto diet friendly!
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Course: Condiments
Cuisine: Greek
Diet: Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 8
Author: Kristen Wood

Ingredients

  • 1 cup packed fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 onion
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise or vegan mayo
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon red chili flakes
  • sea salt or pink salt to taste

Instructions

  • In a food processor or blender combine all of the above ingredients.
  • Blend until desired consistency.
  • Salt to taste.
  • Enjoy!

Notes

Please see ‘Tips’ above in the blog post for suitable substitutions, storage advice and more!

Nutrition

Serving: 2tablespoons | Calories: 120kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 29mg | Potassium: 10mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 19IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 1mg
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About Author

Hi! I'm Kristen -- a mama, photographer, recipe developer and author of The Vegetarian Family Cookbook. I enjoy sharing both wildly creative and ridiculously practical vegetarian recipes that are approachable for all. Everything you see here is infused with a bit of nature, magic and good health. XO.

3 Comments

  • Sharon
    09/26/2019 at 3:47 PM

    Awww, totally needed this recipe when I trimmed my basil plant this weekend! Pinning!

    Reply
  • Sarah S
    09/26/2019 at 12:57 AM

    This looks so vibrant and versatile! Going to whip up a batch with all our basil before it gets too cold and we lose our herb wall until next year.

    Reply
  • Jules Shepard
    09/25/2019 at 5:41 PM

    Okay so green is my favorite color AND I couldn’t love basil more! This is definitely going to be in my fridge soon!

    Reply

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