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Fresh Herb Vinaigrette

Use any fresh herbs you have on hand
Fresh Herb Vinaigrette

This light vinaigrette is perfect over a bed of delicate greens, such as watercress, baby spinach, pea shoots and spring mix. It's so easy to make, you won't ever need to buy it in the store again.

This recipe was originally published in the Chicago Tribune.


  • 1/4 Cup olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh basil, finely chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh chives, finely chopped
  • 1/4 Teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 Teaspoon ground cumin


Step 1: In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, mix 1/4 cup olive oil, 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley, 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil, 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon ground cumin. Shake well before using.